Organic Chemistry Study Guide

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AudienceIntended for everyone interested in Organic Chemistry, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing, and dental students.FeaturesFormatted for a small screen.Easy to understandOrganic compounds, formulas and isomersNomenclatureReactions kinetics and mechanismsReactions sorted by type and by classSpectroscopySearch for the words or phrasesNavigate from Table of Contents or read page by pageAdd BookmarksText annotation and mark-upAccess the guide anytime, anywhere – at home, on the train, in the subway.Use your down time to prepare for an exam.Always have the guide available for a quick reference.Table of ContentsIntroduction: History | Description and nomenclature | Classification | Characteristics of organic substances | Molecular structure elucidation | Organic reactions | Organic compoundsChemical Bond: Valence electron | Covalent | Coordinate covalent bond | Ionic bond | Metallic bond | Polarity | AromaticityMolecular geometry: Valence bond theory | Valence shell electron pair repulsion theory | Orbital hybridization | Sigma bond | Pi bond | Lewis structure | Resonance | Carbon-carbon bondClassification: Common Atoms | Hydrocarbons | Functional groups | Classes | IUPAC nomenclature | Periodic TableStereochemistry: Isomers | Structural isomerism | Stereoisomerism | Geometric isomerism | Optical isomerism | Diastereomer | Enantiomer | Cahn-Ingold-Prelog priority rule | Conformational isomerismOrganic Reactions: Nucleophile | Electrophile | Activation energy | Kinetics | Catalyst | Concerted r. | Stepwise r. | Inductive effect | Steric effectsAcid-base Reactions: pH | Acid | Base | Alkaline | Reaction theories | Conjugate acid | Protonation | DeprotonationSubstitution Reactions: Nucleophilic s. | SN1 | SN2 | SNi | Nucleophilic acyl s. | Nucleophilic aromatic s. | Neighbouring group participation | Electrophilic s. | Electrophilic aromatic s. | Radical s.Elimination Reactions: E1 | E2 | Notes | Zaitsev’s ruleAddition Reactions: Electrophilic a. | Syn & Anti a. | Markovnikov’s & Anti-M. rule | Nucleophilic a. | Free radical a.Other Reactions: Rearrangement r. | Redox r. | Hydrolysis | Condensation r. | Polymerization | Addition polymerization | Step-growth polymerizationReactions by class: Alcohol | Amine | Ether | Epoxide | Haloalkane (Alkyl halide) | Alkene | Alkane | Alkyne | Carbonyls | Aldehyde | Ketone | Carboxylic acid | Ester | Amide | Acyl chloride | Benzene | Imine | Nitriles | Nitro compoundSpectroscopy: Absorption spectrum | Nuclear magnetic resonance S. | Infrared S. | UV/Vis. S. | Electromagnetic Spectrum

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