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Organic Chemistry, 2003 Update / With CD / Edition 3

Organic Chemistry, 2003 Update / With CD / Edition 3

by William H. Brown


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Organic Chemistry, 2003 Update / With CD / Edition 3

The text continues to build on its reputation of providing students with a progressive introduction to organic chemistry. One of the most outstanding features of the new edition is an increased and more thorough coverage of mechanisms. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Third edition is clearly written and provides students with many more real life examples of organic chemistry, especially in the areas of bio-organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry.

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ISBN-13: 9780534466879
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1264

About 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 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 10e (Cengage Learning).

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.

Table of Contents

1. Covalent Bonding and Shapes of Molecules. 2. Alkanes and Cyclokanes. 3. Chirality. 4. Acids and Bases. 5. Alkenes I. 6. Alkenes II. 7. Haloalkanes, Alkenes, And Arenes. 8. Nucleophilic Substitution And ß-Elimination. 9. Alcohols and Thiols. 10. Alkynes. 11. Ethers, Sulfides, and Epoxides. 12. Infared Spectroscopy. 13. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 14. Mass Spectrometry. 15. Organometallic Compounds. 16. Aldehydes and Ketones. 17. Carboxylic Acid. 18. Functional Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids. 19. Enolate Anions and Enamines. 20. Aromatics I - Benzene And Its Derivatives. 21. Aromatics II - Reactions of Benzene And Its Derivatives. 22. Amines. 23. Conjugated Systems. Interchapter. Medicinal Chemistry--Problems in Organic Synthesis. 24. Organic Polymer Chemistry. 25. Carbohydrates. 26. Lipids. 27. Amino Acids and Proteins. 28. Nucleic Acids. 29. The Organic Chemistry of Metabolism. Appendix 1. Thermodynamics and the Equilibrium Constant. Appendix 2. The Major Classes of Organic Acids. Appendix 3. Bond Dissociation Energies. Appendix 4. Characteristic ¹H-NMR Chemical Shifts. Appendix 5. Characteristic ¹³C-NMR Chemical Shifts. Appendix 6. Characteristic Infrared Absorption Frequencies. Appendix 7. Regents and Their Uses. Appendix 8. Summary of Methods for the Synthesis of Functional Groups and new Carbon-Carbon Bonds. Appendix 9. Electrostatic Potential Maps. Glossary. Index.

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