Essential Organic Chemistry, 3rd edition

  • Paula Yurkanis Bruice

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Essential Organic Chemistry fosters an understanding of the principles of organic structure and reaction mechanisms. This text helps you develop problem solving and analytical reasoning skills throughout organic chemistry and addresses the skills you need for the 2015 MCAT and serves both pre-med and biology majors.

Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780137533268

Subject: Chemistry

Category: Organic Chemistry

Table of contents

Table of Contents

  1. Remembering General Chemistry: Electronic Structure and Bonding
  2. Acids and Bases: Central to Understanding Organic Chemistry

TUTORIAL Acids and Bases

  1. An Introduction to Organic Compounds
  2. Isomers: The Arrangement of Atomsin Space
  3. Alkenes

TUTORIAL An Exercise in Drawing Curved Arrows: Pushing Electrons

  1. The Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes
  2. Delocalized Electrons and Their Effect on Stability, pKa, and the Products of a Reaction · Aromaticity and the Reactions of Benzene

TUTORIAL Drawing Resonance Contributors

  1. Substitution and Elimination Reactions of Alkyl Halides
  2. Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides, Amines, and Thiols
  3. Determining the Structure of Organic Compounds
  4. Reactions of Carboxylic Acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives
  5. Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones

More Reactions of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

  1. Reactions at the a-Carbon of Carbonyl Compounds
  2. Radicals
  3. Synthetic Polymers
  4. The Organic Chemistry of Carbohydrates
  5. The Organic Chemistry of Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  6. How Enzymes Catalyze Reactions

The Organic Chemistry of the Vitamins 1 (Online-only chapter)

  1. The Organic Chemistry of the Metabolic Pathways
  2. The Organic Chemistry of Lipids
  3. The Chemistry of the Nucleic Acids

Appendices I Physical Properties of Organic

  • Compounds
  • II.
  • Answers to Selected Problems


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