Description

Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry provides the chemical community with authoritative and critical assessments of the many aspects of physical organic chemistry. The field is a rapidly developing one, with results and methodologies finding application from biology to solid-state physics.

Key Features

  • Reviews the application of quantitative and mathematical methods toward understanding chemical problems
  • Covers organic, organometallic, bioorganic, enzymes and materials topics

Readership

For those interested in the relationship between the structure and function of organic compounds and includes physical and theoretical chemists as well as organic and bioorganic chemists

Table of Contents

Series Page

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Time-Resolved Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: History, Technique, and Application to Supramolecular and Macromolecular Chemistry

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Definition of the TREPR Experiment

3 Experimental Considerations for TREPR

4 TREPR System Components

5 Chemically Induced Electron Spin Polarization (CIDEP) Mechanisms

6 Applications of TREPR

7 Summary and Outlook

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Two. Avoiding CO2 in Catalysis of Decarboxylation

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Enzyme Catalysis

3 Mechanistic Issues

4 Lessons from Theory

5 CO2 - Reactivity and Reverse Reactions

6 Alternatives to CO2 - Carbonic Acid Derivatives

7 Reactions Proceeding Through Hydrated Intermediates

8 Rethinking the Decarboxylation of Trichloroacetic Acid

9 A Basis for Mechanistic Diversity

10 The Role of Metal Ions

11 Conclusions and Prospects

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Three. Binding and Reactivity at Bilayer Membranes

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Binding to Membranes

3 Chemical Reactivity at Membranes

4 Conclusions

Acknowledgments

References

Subject Index

Author Index

Cumulative Index of Titles

Cumulative Index of Authors

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124077546
Electronic ISBN:
9780124078314