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Structure and Function



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Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function by K.Peter C. Vollhardt
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Organic Chemistry is a proven teaching tool that makes contemporary organic chemistry accessible, introducing cutting-edge research in a fresh and student-friendly way. Its authors are both accomplished researchers and educators.

Table of Contents

Preface Structure and Bonding in Organic Molecules Structure and Reactivity: Acids and Bases, Polar and Nonpolar Molecules Reactions of Alkanes: Bond-Dissociation Energies, Radical Halogenation, and Relative Reactivity Cycloalkanes Stereoisomers Properties and Reactions of Haloalkanes: Bimolecular Nucleophilic Substitution Further Reactions of Haloalkanes: Unimolecular Substitution and Pathways of Elimination Hydroxy Functional Group: Alcohols: Properties, Preparation, and Strategy of Synthesis Further Reactions of Alcohols and the Chemistry of Ethers Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to Deduce Structure Alkenes and Infrared Spectroscopy Reactions of Alkenes Alkynes: The Carbon-Carbon Triple Bond Delocalized Pi Systems: Investigation by Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy Benzene and Aromaticity: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Electrophilic Attack on Derivatives of Benzene: Substituents Control Regioselectivity Aldehydes and Ketones: The Carbonyl Group Enols, Enolates and the Aldol Condensation: I ,I -Unsaturated Aldehydes and Ketones Carboxylic Acids Carboxylic Acid Derivatives Amines and Their Derivatives: Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen Chemistry of Benzene Substituents: Alkylbenzenes, Phenols, and Benzamines Enolates and the Claisen Condensation: Synthesis of I -Dicarbonyl Compounds: Acyl Anion Equivalents Carbohydrates: Polyfunctional Compounds in Nature Heterocycles: Heteroatoms in Cyclic Organic Compounds Amino Acids, Peptides, Proteins, and Nucleic Acids: Nitrogen-Containing Polymers in Nature MCAT Questions Answers to Exercises Photograph Credits Index

Author Biography

K. PETER C. VOLLHARDT, University of California, Berkeley, USA. NEIL E. SCHORE, University of California, Davis, USA.
Release date Australia
March 26th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
International ed, of 6th revised ed
Illustrations (chiefly col.)
W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
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