Acid-Catalyzed Formation of Hydrates, Hemiacetals, & Acetals. 
Acid-Catalyzed Formation of Hydrates, Hemiacetals, & Acetals. by UC Irvine / James Nowick
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Lecture Description

Recorded on April 24, 2012

Index of Topics:

1:19-Electrophilicity of Aldehydes and Ketones
12:17-Acid-Catalyzed Addition of Water to Acetone
21:29-Acetone Enol Example
24:01-Reverse Reaction
25:31-Energy Diagram
29:28-Reverse Reaction Mechanism
36:38-Acid-Catalyzed Acetal Formation
43:01-Strong Acid
47:23-Hemiacetal Formation Mechanism
50:52-Hemiacetal to Acetal Mechanism
1:00:52-Acid-Catalyzed Acetal Hydrolysis
1:06:12-Protecting Groups
1:12:15-Cyclic Hemiacetal

Course Index

Course Description

This is the third quarter course in the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds.

Organic Chemistry 51C is part of OpenChem.


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