Reactivity of Carbonyl Compounds. 
Reactivity of Carbonyl Compounds.
by UC Irvine / James Nowick
Video Lecture 2 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 5, 2012

Index of Topics:
-1:00 Reactivity with Nucleophilic
-4:08 Resonance in a Carbonyl group
-8:41 Nucleophiles and Carbonyls
-18:09 LiAlH4 and NaBH4
-26:29 Example Reaction
-32:38 Reduction
-44:10 Hydride Reducing Agents
-48:57 Sodium Hydride
-54:02 Oxidation State
-1:00:14 Reactivity Toward Nucleophiles
-1:08:44 Making Racemic Mixtures
-1:12:38 Chiral Hydride Reagent
-1:16:05 Tert-Butyl Cyclohexanone Example

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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