Reactions of Organometallic Reagents. 
Reactions of Organometallic Reagents.
by UC Irvine / James Nowick
Video Lecture 3 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 12, 2012

Index of Topics:
-1:36 Ketone/Aldehyde Reduction
-5:56 Grignard Reagents
-12:31 Polarity of Grignard Reagent
-16:01 Basicity of Grignard Reagent
-19:22 Grignard Reagents and Water/Alcohol
-21:32 Organolithium Reagent
-25:50 Acetylide Anions
-34:07 Making Acetylide Anion
-38:29 Reactivity of the Carboxylic Acid Family
-44:56 Addition-Elimination Reaction
-48:12 Examples of Carboxylic Acid Reduction
-53:29 Multiple Additions onto Carboxylic Acids
-59:50 Leaving Groups
-1:08:27 Synthesizing Example
-1:16:54 More Examples of Synthesizing

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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