Formation of Glucose and Fructose, Glucopyranoses, Reactions of Sugars (oxidation, Reduction to alditols), Esters and Ethers: Protection, Protection as cyclic acetals, Kiliani-Fischer Extension, Ruff Degradation
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.