Aldehydes and Ketones: Reactions. 
Aldehydes and Ketones: Reactions.
by UC Irvine / James Nowick
Video Lecture 5 of 19
Copyright Information: Nowick, James S. Organic Chemistry 51C (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), [January 27, 2015]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (
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Lecture Description

Recorded on April 17, 2012

Index of Topics:

1:08-Carbonyls and Strongly Basic Nucleophiles
4:01-Weakly Basic Nucleophiles
9:56-Naming Carbonyls
14:22-Properties of Ketones and Aldehydes
19:38-IR Spectroscopy
37:52-Synthesis of Aldehydes and Ketones
47:14-Reactions with Nucleophiles
54:25-Acetylene and Hydrogen Cyanide Examples
1:00:16-Workup of Cyanide Anion Addition
1:04:15-Wittig Reaction
1:09:44-Wittig Reaction Mechanism
1:16:24-Making a Wittig Reagent
1:18:14-Wittig Reaction Examples

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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