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

Arrow-Pushing in Organic Chemistry

An Easy Approach to Understanding Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Daniel E. Levy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118991206

Category: Science

Page: 424

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Organic chemistry is required coursework for degrees in life, food, and medical sciences. To help the students discouraged by the belief that this topic cannot be mastered without significant memorization, Arrow Pushing in Organic Chemistry serves as a handy supplement for understanding the subject. • Includes new chapters, an expanded index, and additional problem sets complete with detailed solutions • Focuses on understanding the mechanics and logic of organic reaction mechanisms • Introduces ionic and non-ionic reactive species and reaction mechanisms • Teaches strategies to predict reactive species, sites of reactions, and reaction products • Provides a solid foundation upon which organic chemistry students can advance with confidence

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

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.

Perspectives on Structure and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry

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Author: Felix A. Carroll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118210883

Category: Science

Page: 972

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Helps to develop new perspectives and a deeper understanding oforganic chemistry Instructors and students alike have praised Perspectives onStructure and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry because itmotivates readers to think about organic chemistry in new andexciting ways. Based on the author's first hand classroomexperience, the text uses complementary conceptual models to givenew perspectives on the structures and reactions of organiccompounds. The first five chapters of the text discuss the structure andbonding of stable molecules and reactive intermediates. These arefollowed by a chapter exploring the methods that organic chemistsuse to study reaction mechanisms. The remaining chapters examinedifferent types of acid-base, substitution, addition, elimination,pericyclic, and photochemical reactions. This Second Edition has been thoroughly updated andrevised to reflect the latest findings in physical organicchemistry. Moreover, this edition features: New references to the latest primary and review literature More study questions to help readers better understand andapply new concepts in organic chemistry Coverage of new topics, including density functional theory,quantum theory of atoms in molecules, Marcus theory, molecularsimulations, effect of solvent on organic reactions, asymmetricinduction in nucleophilic additions to carbonyl compounds, anddynamic effects on reaction pathways The nearly 400 problems in the text do more than allow studentsto test their understanding of the concepts presented in eachchapter. They also encourage readers to actively review andevaluate the chemical literature and to develop and defend theirown ideas. With its emphasis on complementary models and independentproblem-solving, this text is ideal for upper-level undergraduateand graduate courses in organic chemistry.

Organic Mechanisms

Reactions, Methodology, and Biological Applications

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Author: Xiaoping Sun

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118507916

Category: Science

Page: 432

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Instills a deeper understanding of how and why organicreactions happen Integrating reaction mechanisms, synthetic methodology, andbiological applications, Organic Mechanisms gives organicchemists the tools needed to perform seamless organic reactions. Byexplaining the underlying mechanisms of organic reactions, authorXiaoping Sun makes it possible for readers to gain a deeperunderstanding of not only chemical phenomena, but also the abilityto develop new synthetic methods. Moreover, by emphasizingbiological applications, this book enables readers to master bothadvanced organic chemistry theory and practice. Organic Mechanisms consists of ten chapters, beginningwith a review of fundamental physicochemical principles that areessential for understanding the nature of organic mechanisms. Eachone of the remaining chapters is devoted to a major class oforganic reactions, including: Aliphatic C–H bond functionalization Functionalization of the alkene C=C bond by cycloadditionreactions Nucleophilic substitutions on sp3-hybridized carbons Nucleophilic additions and substitutions on carbonylgroups Reactivity of the α-hydrogen to carbonyl groups Rearrangements A brief review of basic organic chemistry begins each chapter,helping readers move from fundamental concepts to an advancedunderstanding of reaction mechanisms. Key mechanisms areillustrated by expertly drawn figures highlighting microscopicdetails. End-of-chapter problems enable readers to put theirnewfound knowledge into practice by solving key problems in organicreactions with the use of mechanistic studies, and a SolutionsManual is available online for course instructors. Thoroughly referenced and current with recent findings inorganic reaction mechanisms, Organic Mechanisms isrecommended for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students inadvanced organic chemistry, as well as for practicing chemists whowant to further explore the mechanistic aspects of organicreactions.

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.

Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group

A Step-by-Step Approach to Understanding Organic Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Timothy K. Dickens,Stuart Warren

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119459559

Category: Science

Page: 184

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Teaches and enables students to build confidence in drawing and manipulating curly arrows, a fundamental skill for all organic chemists This book is an interactive approach to learning about chemistry of the carbonyl group—inviting students to work through its pages with pencil and paper in hand. It educates with the belief that the most effective way to learn is by practice and interaction. With this in mind, the reader is asked to predict what would happen under a specific set of reaction conditions. The book is divided into frames: each frame poses a question and invites the reader to predict what will happen. Subsequent frames give the solution but then pose more questions to develop a theme further. Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group: A Programmed Approach to Organic Reaction Mechanisms, Revised Edition provides a solid grounding in the fundamental reactions of carbonyls. Presented in full colour to enhance the understanding of mechanisms within chemistry, the chapters of this step-by-step guide cover: nucleophilic addition to the carbonyl group; nucleophilic substitution; nucleophilic substitution at the carbonyl group with complete removal of carbonyl oxygen; carbanions and enolisation; and building organic molecules from carbonyl compounds. A must-have book for undergraduate chemists to emphasise understanding in carbonyl group chemistry Goes through all the stages of basic carbonyl chemistry, detailing even the simplest mechanisms A step-by-step learning guide to synthetic chemistry for the first year of a chemistry degree, with all the information needed for independent learning Provides a solid grounding in the fundamental reactions of carbonyls which will inform the understanding of many other organic chemistry reactions Chemistry of the Carbonyl Group: A Programmed Approach to Organic Reaction Mechanisms - Revised Edition is packed with all the information on synthetic chemistry that every first-year student will need in order to learn independently.

Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions and Mechanisms

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Author: Singh, Maya Shankar

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9332500673

Category:

Page: 527

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Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions and Mechanisms covers the four types of reactions — substitution, addition, elimination and rearrangement; the three types of reagents — nucleophiles, electrophiles and radicals; and the two effects — electroni

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.

Mechanisms in Organic Reactions

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Author: Richard A. Jackson,Richard Anthony Jackson

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 9780854046423

Category: Education

Page: 199

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The book provides illuminating insights into fundamental chemistry and also practical value for students who will go on to teach, research or be involved in other scientific roles.

How To Solve Organic Reaction Mechanisms

A Stepwise Approach

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Author: Mark G. Moloney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118698517

Category: Science

Page: 240

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How To Solve Organic Reaction Mechanisms: A Stepwise Approach is an upgraded and much-expanded sequel to the bestselling text Reaction Mechanisms at a Glance. This book takes a unique approach to show that a general problem-solving strategy is applicable to many of the common reactions of organic chemistry, demonstrating that logical and stepwise reasoning, in combination with a good understanding of the fundamentals, is a powerful tool to apply to the solution of problems. Sub-divided by functional group, the book uses a check-list approach to problem-solving using mechanistic organic chemistry as its basis. Each mechanistic problem is presented as a two-page spread; the left-hand page introduces the problem and provides a stepwise procedure for working through the reaction mechanisms, with helpful hints about the underlying chemistry. The right-hand page contains the full worked solution and summary. This revised edition includes the following updates: A new chapter which applies the problem solving strategy to ligand coupling reactions using transition metals Much-expanded set of fully worked problems Over 40 further problems (with answers for tutors) for use in tutorials How To Solve Organic Reaction Mechanisms: A Stepwise Approach is an essential workbook for all students studying organic chemistry, and a useful aide for teachers of undergraduate organic chemistry to use in their tutorials.

Organic Reaction Mechanisms

A Step by Step Approach, Second Edition

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Author: Michael Edenborough

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780748406418

Category: Science

Page: 300

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This text is designed to teach students how to write organic reaction mechanisms. It starts from the absolute basics - counting the numbers of electrons around a simple atom. Then, in small steps, the text progresses to advanced mechanisms. the end, all the major mechanistic routes have been covered. The text is in the form of interactive sections, which are designed to facilitate the assimilation of the information conveyed, so that by the end the student should already know the contents without the need for extensive revision.

Challenging Problems in Organic Reaction Mechanisms

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Author: Darshan Ranganathan

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323160719

Category: Science

Page: 174

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Challenging Problems in Organic Reaction Mechanisms explores the problems encountered in the study of the various facets of organic chemistry, including syntheses, reactions, reagents, and reaction mechanisms. Each problem describes the starting material, the conditions of the reaction, and the product, followed by the reference to the original publication. This permits the reader to solve the problem independently and then compare the results with those presented in the literature. The example problems are arranged in such a manner that each page is balanced. The utility of this collection has been enhanced by inclusion of, first, a ""compound index"" which allows rapid identification of rearrangements associated with a specific substrate; second, a ""reaction-type index"" which unifies reactions associated with a particular transition state and brings into focus the usefulness of Woodward-Hoffman notations in understanding bond formation and cleavage; and, finally, a ""problem classification index"". This work is of great value to organic chemists and researchers and organic chemistry teachers and students.

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.

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

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.

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.

Organic Chemistry

A Mechanistic Approach

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Author: Penny Chaloner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482206919

Category: Medical

Page: 1284

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Offering a different, more engaging approach to teaching and learning, Organic Chemistry: A Mechanistic Approach classifies organic chemistry according to mechanism rather than by functional group. The book elicits an understanding of the material, by means of problem solving, instead of purely requiring memorization. The text enables a deep understanding of underlying principles that can be applied to a wide range of problems and systems. It also teaches a way of thinking and analysis that will serve students well across many academic disciplines. Covering all the key aspects of organic chemistry, this text emphasizes the development of skills through a student-centered approach. In order to provide a contemporary feel to the subject, the author has included some of the more modern synthetic approaches. In addition, later chapters address the biological, environmental, industrial, and forensic aspects of organic chemistry. Pedagogical Features: Extensive review problems, which are the central means of integrating the material "Focus boxes" that highlight key points in the chapters An instructors’ website with full lecture notes in animated PowerPoint, a solutions manual in both Word and PowerPoint format, and additional problems for use in tests A student website with solutions to review problems, and additional challenging problems and solutions for the ambitious, in animated PowerPoint and text versions