A Handbook of Organic Chemistry Mechanisms

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Author: Peter Wepplo

Publisher: Curved Arrow Press

ISBN: 0977931331

Category: Science

Page: 160

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A Handbook to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms is designed to accompany a standard organic chemistry textbook. The book presents complete mechanisms, start to finish, without any steps skipped or left out. The mechanisms have been carefully written to show each step in a logical and easy to follow format. Students have enthusiastically attested to the ease with which they could understand the mechanisms. Reaction mechanisms are one of the most challenging aspects of organic chemistry. This book is derived from Part D of A Guide to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms. That book is a guided inquiry workbook that shows students how to study and enables them to learn reaction mechanisms. Student knowledge is increased step by step by completing mechanisms at easy, moderate, and textbook levels of difficulty. A Handbook to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms also relies on example-based teaching. Chemical reactions can be learned in context, the way infants learn. Learning reactions from rules is difficult when there are many exceptions. Substitution and elimination reactions are noteworthy due to the number of conditions that must be accounted for. With example-based teaching, you can deduce the importance that stereochemistry, structure, solvent, leaving group, charge, basicity, or nucleophilicity may have on a reaction. A Handbook to Organic Chemistry Mechanisms has been designed with the principle that our brains are pattern-matching machines. Therefore, an emphasis has been placed upon the patterns of reactions. Each chapter represents a basic mechanistic theme. That theme is repeated with the examples. Insightful explanations have been included with the mechanisms. This book will be a valuable resourcefor reviewing for an exam, solving problems, or studying for the MCAT.

Determination of organic reaction mechanisms

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Author: Barry Keith Carpenter

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 247

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This practical handbook presents concise descriptions of the most commonly employed experimental techniques for studying reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry. For each technique, all necessary theoretical background is covered, and at least one example of its application--taken from the research literature--is described in detail.

Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry

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Author: Audrey Miller,Philippa H. Solomon

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780124967120

Category: Science

Page: 471

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Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is an invaluable guide to charting the movements of atoms and electrons in the reactions of organic molecules. Miller and Solomon illustrate that understanding organic reactions is based on applying general principles rather than the rote memorization of unrelated processes, and, in turn, emphasize that writing mechanisms is a practical method of applying knowledge of previously encountered reactions and reaction conditions to new reactions. Students and research chemists alike will find this book useful in providing a method of organizing and synthesizing an oftentimes overwhelming quantity of information into a set of general principles and guidelines for determining and describing organic reaction mechanisms. * Essential for those students who need to have mechanisms explained in greater detail than most organic chemistry textbooks provide. * Illustrated with hundreds of chemical structures * Extensively rewritten and reorganized to make the presentation and format even easier for students to use * Contains many problem sets and answers to all problems to help students work through general principles and applications * Appendixes have been added to this edition that contain easily referenced information on Lewis structures, symbols for chemical notation, and the relative acidities of common substances

Advanced Organic Chemistry

Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Reinhard Bruckner

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780121381103

Category: Science

Page: 636

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Contents - Radical Substitution Reactions at the Saturated C Atom. Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions at the Saturated C Atom. Additions to the Olefinic C=C Double Bond. Eliminations Substitution Reactions on Aromatic Compounds. Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions (Except Through Enolates) on the Carboxyl Carbon. Additions of Heteroatom Nucleophiles to Heterocumulenes. Additions of Heteroatom Nucleophiles to Carbonyl Compounds and Their Secondary Reactions. Addition of H Nucleophiles and Metal Organyls to Carbonyl Compounds. Reaction of Ylides with Saturated or Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds. Chemistry of the Alkaline Earth Metal Enolates. Rearrangements. Thermal Cycloadditions. Transition Metal-Mediated Alkenylations, Arylations and Alkynylations. Oxidations and Reductions.

Introductory Organic Reaction Mechanisms: A color-coded approach to arrow pushing

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Author: Michael Leonard

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304515893

Category: Science

Page: 364

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To master Organic Chemistry, it is essential to master mechanism. This book uses a novel approach to help you better understand the mechanisms of 80 common organic reactions. Each one is color coded so that you can clearly see the changes that take place during the reaction. The electrons involved in the mechanism are color coded, as are the arrows originating from those electrons and the bonds or lone pairs formed by them in the intermediates and product. As a result, you can trace specific pairs of electrons through an entire transformation. The description of what each mechanistic arrow means is color coded correspondingly so that it is easy to match up the text with the relevant portion of a reaction diagram.

The Art of Writing Reasonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Robert B. Grossman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387954686

Category: Science

Page: 360

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Intended for students of intermediate organic chemistry, this text shows how to write a reasonable mechanism for an organic chemical transformation. The discussion is organized by types of mechanisms and the conditions under which the reaction is executed, rather than by the overall reaction as is the case in most textbooks. Each chapter discusses common mechanistic pathways and suggests practical tips for drawing them. Worked problems are included in the discussion of each mechanism, and "common error alerts" are scattered throughout the text to warn readers about pitfalls and misconceptions that bedevil students. Each chapter is capped by a large problem set.

Advanced Problems in Organic Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Alexander McKillop

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080432557

Category: Science

Page: 153

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This book is a collection of 300 problems which challenge the user to devise reasonable mechanistic interpretations for sets of experimental observations. Almost all of the problems are taken from the literature of the last twenty years. Each is a separate entity, although similar mechanistic themes occur in several quite different problems. Answers are not given, nor are references to the original literature. The user who fails to solve a particular problem and reaches an appropriate level of frustration should be able, relatively quickly, to locate the original literature from the information given in the problem. For senior undergraduate and graduate students of organic chemistry and all teachers of organic chemistry.

Electrochemical Reactions and Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry

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Author: J. Grimshaw

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080530727

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Electrochemical reactions make significant contributions to organic synthesis either in the laboratory or on an industrial scale. These methods have the potential for developing more "green" chemical synthesis. Over recent years, modern investigations have clarified the mechanisms of important organic electrochemical reactions. Progress has also been made in controlling the reactivity of intermediates through either radical or ionic pathways. Now is the time to gather all the electrochemical work into a textbook. As an essential addition to the armory of synthetic organic chemists, electrochemical reactions give results not easily achieved by many other chemical routes. This book presents a logical development of reactions and mechanisms in organic electrochemistry at a level suited to research scientists and final year graduate students. It forms an excellent starting point from which synthetic organic chemists, in both academia and industry, can appreciate uses for electrochemical methods in their own work. The book is also a reference guide to the literature.

Perspectives on Structure and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry, Solutions Manual

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Author: F. A. Carroll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470261153

Category: Science

Page: 173

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Understanding organic structures and mechanisms form the basis of physical organic chemistry, and are necessary to grasping organic chemical reactions. A must-have resource for comprehending organic chemistry basics, Perspectives on Structure and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry clearly explains the basic physical organic chemistry necessary to understand the synthetic applications. This second edition is updated throughout with modern concepts, revised references, and additional study questions to improve and guide student understanding. This second edition remains a definitive and easy to understand text for students and professionals in organic chemistry.

Mechanisms of Organic Reactions

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Author: Howard Maskill

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198558224

Category: Science

Page: 96

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Focusing on organic reactions, this text begins by introducing modern technology, definitions, and concepts of mechanisms and reactivity. The following four chapters are accounts of the mechanisms of four of the main classes of reactions of aliphatic compounds.

Organic Reactions Stereochemistry And Mechanism (Through Solved Problems)

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Author: P S Kalsi

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122417661

Category: Physical organic chemistry

Page: 608

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The Book Provides A Self-Study Of Different Topics Of Organic Chemistry Viab Problem Solving. The Present 4Th Edition Has Been Completely Rewritten According To The Organic Chemistry Syllabus Of The Net (Csir) Examination. This Necessitated The Deletion Of Several Topics From The Third Edition And Incorporation Of New Ones. Emphasis Has Been Laid On A Variety Of New Reactions, Name Reactions, Reagents In Organic Synthesis And Incorporation Of Their Knowledge In The Entire Coverage Of Organic Chemistry In A Unique Way.A Thorough Study Of The Book Is Expected To Help The Student To Excel Not Only In The University Examination Including The Net Examination, But Also In His Learning Of Various Topics And Before Interview Boards. Several Topics Like Aromaticity, Pericyclic Reactions And Heterocyclic Chemistry Have Now Been Brought Up To Date And The Material Provided Is Complete In Itself.The Presentation Has Been So Designed So As To Thread Through The Entire Organic Chemistry By The Application Of The Knowledge Learnt In One Topic To Newer Situations In Other Topics. The Present Revised Edition Also Includes Numerous Important Developments Since The Third Edition Of The Book Was Published.

Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry

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Author: Kenneth A. Savin

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124105092

Category: Science

Page: 510

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Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry, Third Edition, is a guide to understanding the movements of atoms and electrons in the reactions of organic molecules. Expanding on the successful book by Miller and Solomon, this new edition further enhances your understanding of reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry and shows that writing mechanisms is a practical method of applying knowledge of previously encountered reactions and reaction conditions to new reactions. The book has been extensively revised with new material including a completely new chapter on oxidation and reduction reactions including stereochemical reactions. It is also now illustrated with hundreds of colorful chemical structures to help you understand reaction processes more easily. The book also features new and extended problem sets and answers to help you understand the general principles and how to apply these to real applications. In addition, there are new information boxes throughout the text to provide useful background to reactions and the people behind the discovery of a reaction. This new edition will be of interest to students and research chemists who want to learn how to organize what may seem an overwhelming quantity of information into a set of simple general principles and guidelines for determining and describing organic reaction mechanisms. Extensively rewritten and reorganized with a completely new chapter on oxidation and reduction reactions including stereochemical reactions Essential for those who need to have mechanisms explained in greater detail than most organic chemistry textbooks provide Now illustrated with hundreds of colorful chemical structures to help you understand reaction processes more easily New and extended problem sets and answers to help you understand the general principles and how to apply this to real applications New information boxes throughout the text to provide useful background to reactions and the people behind the discovery of a reaction

Organic Reaction Mechanisms 2013

An Annual Survey Covering the Literature Dated January to December 2013

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Author: A. C. Knipe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118707869

Category: Science

Page: 728

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Organic Reaction Mechanisms 2013, the 49th annual volume in this highly successful and unique series, surveys research on organic reaction mechanisms described in the available literature dated 2013. The following classes of organic reaction mechanisms are comprehensively reviewed: Reaction of Aldehydes and Ketones and their Derivatives Reactions of Carboxylic, Phosphoric, and Sulfonic Acids and their Derivatives Oxidation and Reduction Carbenes and Nitrenes Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Carbocations Nucleophilic Aliphatic Substitution Carbanions and Electrophilic Aliphatic Substitution Elimination Reactions Polar Addition Reactions Cycloaddition Reactions Molecular Rearrangements An experienced team of authors compile these reviews every year, so that the reader can rely on a continuing quality of selection and presentation.

Organic Reactions And Their Mechanisms

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Author: P S Kalsi

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122412680

Category: Chemical reactions

Page: 666

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This Revised Edition Includes Several New Topics To Make The Treatment More Comprehensive And Contemporary. The Exposition In Several Chapters Has Also Been Recast To Facilitate An Easier Understanding Of The Subject. * Molecular Orbital And Bonding Thoroughly Explained. * Resonance Structures And Allylic Systems Included. * Organic Acids And Bases Explained In Detail With Additional Examples. * Discussion Of Organic Reactions Considerably Expanded. * Various Additional Dimensions Of Photochemistry Highlighted. * A New Chapter On Special Topics Included.With Its Clear And Systematic Presentation, This Is An Essential Text For B.Sc. And M.Sc. Chemistry Students.

Organic Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Rakesh Kumar Parashar

Publisher: CRC PressI Llc

ISBN: 9780849381669

Category: Science

Page: 639

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This book, written explicitly for graduate and postgraduate students of chemistry, provides an extensive coverage of various organic reactions and rearrangements with emphasis on there application in synthesis. A summary of oxidation and reduction of organic compounds is given in tabular form (correlation tables) for the convenience of students. The most commonly encountered reaction intermediates are dealt with. Applications of organic reagents illustrated with examples and problems at the end of each chapter will enable students to evaluate their understanding of the topic. Book jacket.

Reaction Mechanisms in Environmental Organic Chemistry

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Author: Richard A. Larson,Eric J. Weber

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780873712583

Category: Science

Page: 448

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Reaction Mechanisms in Environmental Organic Chemistry classifies and organizes the reactions of environmentally important organic compounds using concepts and data drawn from traditional mechanistic and physical organic chemistry. It will help readers understand these reactions and their importance for the environmental fates or organic compounds of many types. The book has a molecular and mechanistic emphasis, and it is organized by reaction type. Organic molecules and their fates are examined in an ecosystem context. Their reactions are discussed in terms that organic chemists would use. The book will benefit organic chemists, environmental engineers, water treatment professionals, hazardous waste specialists, and biologists. Although conceived as a comprehensive monograph, the book could also be used as a text or reference for environmental chemistry classes at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Organic Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: B. Capon

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: N.A

Category: Chemistry, Organic

Page: 677

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The only book series to summarize the latest progress on organic reaction mechanisms, Organic Reaction Mechanisms, 1972 surveys the development in understanding of the main classes of organic reaction mechanisms reported in the primary scientific literature in 1972. The 8th annual volume in this highly successful series highlights mechanisms of stereo-specific reactions. Reviews are compiled by a team of experienced editors and authors, allowing advanced undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, and chemists to rely on the volume's continuing quality of selection and presentation.

Organic Mechanisms

Reactions, Stereochemistry and Synthesis

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Author: Reinhard Bruckner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642036503

Category: Science

Page: 855

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This English edition of a best-selling and award-winning German textbook Reaction Mechanisms: Organic Reactions · Stereochemistry · Modern Synthetic Methods is aimed at those who desire to learn organic chemistry through an approach that is facile to understand and easily committed to memory. Michael Harmata, Norman Rabjohn Distinguished Professor of Organic Chemistry (University of Missouri) surveyed the accuracy of the translation, made certain contributions, and above all adapted its rationalizations to those prevalent in the organic chemistry community in the English-speaking world. Throughout the book fundamental and advanced reaction mechanisms are presented with meticulous precision. The systematic use of red "electron-pushing arrows" allows students to follow each transformation elementary step by elementary step. Mechanisms are not only presented in the traditional contexts of rate laws and substituent effects but, whenever possible, are illustrated using practical, useful and state-of-the-art reactions. The abundance of stereoselective reactions included in the treatise makes the reader familiar with key concepts of stereochemistry. The fundamental topics of the book address the needs of upper-level undergraduate students, while its advanced sections are intended for graduate-level audiences. Accordingly, this book is an essential learning tool for students and a unique addition to the reference desk of practicing organic chemists, who as life-long learners desire to keep abreast of both fundamental and applied aspects of our science. In addition, it will well serve ambitious students in chemistry-related fields such as biochemistry, medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry. From the reviews: "Professor Bruckner has further refined his already masterful synthetic organic chemistry classic; the additions are seamless and the text retains the magnificent clarity, rigour and precision which were the hallmark of previous editions. The strength of the book stems from Professor Bruckner’s ability to provide lucid explanations based on a deep understanding of physical organic chemistry and to limit discussion to very carefully selected reaction classes illuminated by exquisitely pertinent examples, often from the recent literature. The panoply of organic synthesis is analysed and dissected according to fundamental structural, orbital, kinetic and thermodynamic principles with an effortless coherence that yields great insight and never over-simplifies. The perfect source text for advanced Undergraduate and Masters/PhD students who want to understand, in depth, the art of synthesis ." Alan C. Spivey, Imperial College London "Bruckner’s ‘Organic Mechanisms’ accurately reflects the way practicing organic chemists think and speak about organic reactions. The figures are beautifully drawn and show the way organic chemists graphically depict reactions. It uses a combination of basic valence bond pictures with more sophisticated molecular orbital treatments. It handles mechanisms both from the "electron pushing perspective" and from a kinetic and energetic view. The book will be very useful to new US graduate students and will help bring them to the level of sophistication needed to be serious researchers in organic chemistry." Charles P. Casey, University of Wisconsin-Madison "This is an excellent advanced organic chemistry textbook that provides a key resource for students and teachers alike." Mark Rizzacasa, University of Melbourne, Australia.