Ester Enolates, Mixed Ketone and the Claisen Condensation, Mixed Claisen-Dieckmann Condensation, Decarboxylation of 3-Ketoacids, Acetoacetic Ester Synthesis, Michael Addition, Robinson Annulation, alpha-Hydroxycarbonyls
Chemistry 3B, 002: Chemical Structure and Reactivity (Fall 2010)
In this course, Prof. K. Peter Vollhardt gives 25 video lectures on chemical structure and reactivity.
Topics: Conjugation, aromatic chemistry, carbonyl compounds, carbohydrates, amines, carboxylic acids, amino acids, peptides, proteins, and nucleic acid chemistry. Ultraviolet spectroscopy and mass spectrometry will be introduced.