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Pericyclic Reactions


Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780198503071
Category: Science
Page: 96
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Pericyclic reactions are a significant part of organic chemistry, usually introduced with only a few of the most important examples, early in an undergraduate's career - everyone has to know of the existence of some of these reactions. They are dealt with properly, almost everywhere in the world, in the third or fourth year, or sometimes as part of a first year course for graduate students. At this stage, a wider range of reactions is introduced, and the governing principles explained. This book does that.

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Protecting Group Chemistry


Author: Jeremy Robertson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198502753
Category: Science
Page: 96
View: 7489
Protecting Group Chemistry provides an overview of the general methods that are used to block the reactivity of - i.e. protect - specific functional grops thus allowing others, present within the same molecule, to be manipulated unambiguously. An introductory chapter outlines protecting group strategy, relevant aspects of functional group reactivity, temporary protection, and introduces the concept of protecting group devices as an aid to unifying the wide range of available methods. Therest of the book is divided on the basis of broad classes of the experimental conditions that lead to cleavage of each protecting group (acid/electrophile, base/nucleophile, oxidising or reducing agent). The treatment differs from traditional texts in that it places the emphasis on making a connection between the fundamental mechanisms of organic chemsitry - ionisation, substitution, addition, elimination, oxidation and reduction, etc. - and how a particular protecting group can best be selected in a given situation.

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The Mechanisms of Reactions at Transition Metal Sites


Author: Richard A. Henderson
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198557463
Category: Science
Page: 87
View: 8361
Understanding the mechanisms of the reactions at transition metal sites is a key component in designing synthetic methods, developing industrial homogeneous catalysts, and investigating metalloenzymes. These mechanisms are therefore an essential part of undergraduate chemistry courses. This primer provides a broad-based, systematic guide to the fundamentals of transition-metal mechanistic chemistry, including substitution, electron transfer, and reactions of ligands. It serves as an ideal text for undergraduate students with a foundation in basic inorganic chemistry but who are new to inorganic reaction mechanisms.

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Stereoelectronic Effects

A Bridge Between Structure and Reactivity
Author: Igor V. Alabugin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118906349
Category: Science
Page: 392
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The molecular world is defined by interactions between electronic orbitals described at increased levels of theoretical sophistication. This book translates these theoretical ideas into the language of practicing organic chemists by illustrating how stabilizing electronic orbital interactions can be maximized by favorable orbital interlap at a particular geometry. This dependence gives rise to the concept of stereoelectronic effects, the ubiquitous forces that define interactions between different molecules and between different parts of a single molecule. This book offers practical guidelines for the control of chemical structure and reactivity. It provides a critical analysis of stereoelectronic effects, including theoretical and experimental approaches to their detection and quantification. It showcases the variety of organic reactivity patterns and explains individual idiosyncrasies and chameleonic behavior of functional groups.

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Oxidation and Reduction in Organic Synthesis


Author: Timothy J. Donohoe
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198556640
Category: Science
Page: 90
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The manipulatin of functional groups by oxidative or reductive porcesses is central to organic chemistry. This book provides a clear and comprehensive summary of oxidative and reductive processes, emphasizing general principles and common factors, and showing the applicatins of these reactions in organic synthesis.

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Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions

Reference Edition
Author: Ian Fleming
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119964679
Category: Science
Page: 526
View: 2774
Winner of the PROSE Award for Chemistry & Physics 2010 Acknowledging the very best in professional and scholarly publishing, the annual PROSE Awards recognise publishers' and authors' commitment to pioneering works of research and for contributing to the conception, production, and design of landmark works in their fields. Judged by peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals, Wiley are pleased to congratulate Professor Ian Fleming, winner of the PROSE Award in Chemistry and Physics for Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions. Molecular orbital theory is used by chemists to describe the arrangement of electrons in chemical structures. It is also a theory capable of giving some insight into the forces involved in the making and breaking of chemical bonds—the chemical reactions that are often the focus of an organic chemist's interest. Organic chemists with a serious interest in understanding and explaining their work usually express their ideas in molecular orbital terms, so much so that it is now an essential component of every organic chemist's skills to have some acquaintance with molecular orbital theory. Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions is both a simplified account of molecular orbital theory and a review of its applications in organic chemistry; it provides a basic introduction to the subject and a wealth of illustrative examples. In this book molecular orbital theory is presented in a much simplified, and entirely non-mathematical language, accessible to every organic chemist, whether student or research worker, whether mathematically competent or not. Topics covered include: Molecular Orbital Theory Molecular Orbitals and the Structures of Organic Molecules Chemical Reactions — How Far and How Fast Ionic Reactions — Reactivity Ionic Reactions — Stereochemistry Pericyclic Reactions Radical Reactions Photochemical Reactions This expanded Reference Edition of Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions takes the content and the same non-mathematical approach of the Student Edition, and adds extensive extra subject coverage, detail and over 1500 references. The additional material adds a deeper understanding of the models used, and includes a broader range of applications and case studies. Providing a complete in-depth reference for a more advanced audience, this edition will find a place on the bookshelves of researchers and advanced students of organic, physical organic and computational chemistry. The student edition of Molecular Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions presents molecular orbital theory in a simplified form, and offers an invaluable first textbook on this important subject for students of organic, physical organic and computational chemistry. Further information can be viewed here. "These books are the result of years of work, which began as an attempt to write a second edition of my 1976 book Frontier Orbitals and Organic Chemical Reactions. I wanted to give a rather more thorough introduction to molecular orbitals, while maintaining my focus on the organic chemist who did not want a mathematical account, but still wanted to understand organic chemistry at a physical level. I'm delighted to win this prize, and hope a new generation of chemists will benefit from these books." -Professor Ian Fleming

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Stereoselectivity in Organic Synthesis


Author: Garry Procter
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780198559573
Category: Science
Page: 98
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This clear and concise text is concerned with the reactions used in stereoselective organic synthesis. These are important types of reactions which can be used for the selective preparation of new organic compounds with a defined and predictable three dimensional architecture. This informative text will be an invaluable study aid for all undergraduate chemistry students. Undergraduates in related subjects studying chemistry to second year level or higher will also find this book useful.

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Aromatic Chemistry


Author: Malcolm Sainsbury
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0198556748
Category: Science
Page: 92
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All the basic principles of the field of aromatic chemistry are clearly presented in this important account. Many compounds of industrial and biological significance are used as examples with consideration given to structure, reactions, and properties. Topics such as thermodynamic versus kinetic control and pericyclic reactions are also introduced. In addition to benzene and the classes of aromatic compounds derived from it, the text covers polycyclic arenes, and the small and large ring systems which are embraced by the wider definition of aromaticity. The text will be especially useful for courses in organic chemistry.

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Organic Stereochemistry


Author: Michael J. T. Robinson
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198792758
Category: Science
Page: 89
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This book is an account for students of how the three-dimensional shapes of molecules influence their chemical and physical properties. It begins with the structures of molecules and then describes how such structures can be changed.

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Mechanisms of Organic Reactions


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.

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Alicyclic Chemistry


Author: Martin Grossel
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198501046
Category: Science
Page: 90
View: 9879
1. Introduction 2. Conformational analysis of alicyclic rings 3. Ring synthesis 4. Conformation and reactivity 5. Polycyclic systems Index

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Organic Synthesis Ocp


Author: Christine L. Willis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198557913
Category: Science
Page: 91
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Organic chemists need to know how to design effective syntheses. This Primer uses a wide range of examples to teach students how to adopt a logical and flexible approach to the design of synthetic routes. It describes how then to design and control syntheses, and compares four syntheses of pyrrolidine alkaloids using the principles elucidated in the main text. Practice examples are provided throughout, making this concise book a useful study resource for the undergraduate.

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Fundamentals of Asymmetric Catalysis


Author: Patrick J. Walsh,Marisa C. Kozlowski
Publisher: University Science Books
ISBN: 9781891389542
Category: Science
Page: 674
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The field of asymmetric catalysis plays an increasingly large role in chemical synthesis as the demand for single-enantiomer starting materials, intermediates, and products rises. This book describes the essential aspects of enantioselective catalysis in a clear, logical fashion, with chapters organized by concept rather than by reaction type. Each concept is supported by carefully selected examples to give the reader broad exposure to a wide range of catalysts, reactions, and reaction mechanisms.

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Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry


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

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Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in Organic Synthesis


Author: Laszlo Kurti,Barbara Czako
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080575412
Category: Science
Page: 864
View: 2088
Kurti and Czako have produced an indispensable tool for specialists and non-specialists in organic chemistry. This innovative reference work includes 250 organic reactions and their strategic use in the synthesis of complex natural and unnatural products. Reactions are thoroughly discussed in a convenient, two-page layout--using full color. Its comprehensive coverage, superb organization, quality of presentation, and wealth of references, make this a necessity for every organic chemist. * The first reference work on named reactions to present colored schemes for easier understanding * 250 frequently used named reactions are presented in a convenient two-page layout with numerous examples * An opening list of abbreviations includes both structures and chemical names * Contains more than 10,000 references grouped by seminal papers, reviews, modifications, and theoretical works * Appendices list reactions in order of discovery, group by contemporary usage, and provide additional study tools * Extensive index quickly locates information using words found in text and drawings

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Reactive Intermediates in Organic Chemistry

Structure, Mechanism, and Reactions
Author: Maya Shankar Singh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527678271
Category: Science
Page: 296
View: 7649
Most reactions in organic chemistry do not proceed in a single step but rather take several steps to yield the desired product. In the course of these multi-step reaction sequences, short-lived intermediates can be generated that quickly convert into other intermediates, reactants, products or side products. As these intermediates are highly reactive, they cannot usually be isolated, but their existence and structure can be proved by theoretical and experimental methods. Using the information obtained, researchers can better understand the underlying reaction mechanism of a certain organic transformation and thus develop novel strategies for efficient organic synthesis. The chapters are clearly structured and are arranged according to the type of intermediate, providing information on the formation, characterization, stereochemistry, stability, and reactivity of the intermediates. Additionally, representative examples and a problem section with different levels of difficulty are included for self-testing the newly acquired knowledge. By providing a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts, this is a musthave reference for PhD and Master Students in organic chemistry, as well as a valuable source of information for chemists in academia and industry working in the field. It is also ideal as primary or supplementary reading for courses on organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry or analytical chemistry.

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The Chemistry of Metal Enolates, 2 Volume Set


Author: Jacob Zabicky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470743416
Category: Science
Page: 1250
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Metal Enolates form a class of compounds that have recently received much study because of their part in the important C-C-bond forming aldol reaction. Focusing on this important class of compounds in organic synthesis, The Chemistry of Metal Enolates features contributions on all aspects of Metal Enolate chemistry from the world?s leading experts. Delivering the exceptional quality that?s expected from the Patai Series, this text is essential reading for organic chemists.