Organic Chemistry, Enhanced Edition, 5th Edition / Edition 5

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Overview

Featuring a revolutionary new approach to teaching mechanisms that will lead your students to an immediate understanding of each new reaction, this Enhanced Fifth Edition of ORGANIC CHEMISTRY offers numerous biological examples and applied problems, increased coverage of bioorganic chemistry, expanded in-text learning tools, a new Appendix that shows students how to overcome typical mistakes in arrow pushing, and a new e-book. In addition, the Enhanced Edition is fully integrated with OWL for Organic Chemistry, the #1 online learning system for chemistry. Ideal for students majoring in chemistry as well as in the health and biological sciences, the Enhanced Fifth Edition builds upon the text's hallmarks of unified mechanistic themes, focused problem-solving, use of applied problems from the pharmaceutical field, challenging synthesis problems and medicinal chemistry problems, and unrivaled visuals. To reflect the latest developments from the field, the book now covers the organic chemistry of sulfur and phosphorus. The book's revolutionary approach to teaching mechanisms begins in Chapter 6, with detailed explanations of mechanism elements, including when they are appropriate to use. From then on, reaction mechanisms are described as combinations of these individual mechanism elements. Throughout the book, reaction mechanisms are offset in a clear, stepwise fashion, and similarities between related mechanisms are emphasized.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538496759
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/19/2010
  • Series: Available Titles OWL Series
  • Edition description: Enhanced
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1232
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

William H. Brown is emeritus professor of chemistry at Beloit College, where he was twice named Teacher of the Year. His teaching responsibilities include organic chemistry, advanced organic chemistry, and, more recently, special topics in pharmacology and drug synthesis. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University under the direction of Gilbert Stork and did postdoctoral work at California Institute of Technology and the University of Arizona. He is a coauthor on INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 10e (Cengage Learning/Brooks Cole).

Christopher S. Foote received his B.S. in 1957 from Yale University and his Ph.D. in 1962 from Harvard University. His scholarly credits include Sloan Fellow 1965-1967; Guggenheim Fellow 1967-1968; ACS Baekland Award, 1975; ACS Cope Scholar, 1994; Southern California Section ACS Tolman Medal, 1996; President, American Society for Photobiology, 1988-1989; and Senior Editor, ACCOUNTS OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH. He was Professor of Chemistry at UCLA.

Brent L. Iverson received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1982 and currently teaches at University of Texas, Austin. He is a distinguished teacher and respected researcher. Iverson's research group has developed methods for recombinant antibody or enzyme cloning and has directed its evolution. In collaboration with the Georgiou group, he pioneered a novel E. coli surface expression/FACS selection technology that has allowed the group to enhance antibody affinity.

Eric Anslyn is the Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin. Highly respected in organic chemistry, he earned his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology and has won numerous teaching awards. Anslyn's research focuses on the cutting-edge area of bioorganic chemistry.

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Table of Contents

1. Covalent Bonding and Shapes of Molecules. 2. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes. 3. Stereochemistry and Chirality. 4. Acids and Bases. 5. Alkenes. 6. Reactions of Alkenes. 7. Alkynes. 8. Haloalkanes, Halogenation, and Radical Reactions. 9. Nucleophilic Substitution and ß-Elimination. 10. Alcohols. 11. Ethers, Sulfides, and Epoxides. 12. Infrared Spectroscopy. 13. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 14. Mass Spectrometry. 15. Introduction to Organometallic Compounds. 16. Aldehydes and Ketones. 17. Carboxylic Acids. 18. Functional Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids. 19. Enolate Anions and Enamines. 20. Conjugated Systems. 21. Benzene and the Concept of Aromaticity. 22. Reactions of Benzene and its Derivatives. 23. Amines. 24. Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation and Synthesis. 25. Carbohydrates. 26. Lipids. 27. Amino Acids and Proteins. 28. Nucleic Acids. 29. Organic Polymer Chemistry. Appendix 1: Thermodynamics and the Equilibrium Constant. Appendix 2: Major Classes of Organic Acids. Appendix 3: Bond Dissociation Enthalpies. Appendix 4: Characteristic ¹H-NMR Chemical Shifts. Appendix 5: Characteristic ¹³C Chemical Shifts. Appendix 6: Characteristic IR Absorption Frequencies. Appendix 7: Understanding Electrostatic Potential Maps. Appendix 8: Summary of Stereochemical Terms. Appendix 9: Summary of the Rules of Nomenclature. Glossary. Index.

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