Challenging Problems in Organic Reaction Mechanisms - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125800501, 9780323160711

Challenging Problems in Organic Reaction Mechanisms

1st Edition

Authors: Darshan Ranganathan
eBook ISBN: 9780323160711
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 174
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Challenging Problems in Organic Reaction Mechanisms explores the problems encountered in the study of the various facets of organic chemistry, including syntheses, reactions, reagents, and reaction mechanisms. Each problem describes the starting material, the conditions of the reaction, and the product, followed by the reference to the original publication. This permits the reader to solve the problem independently and then compare the results with those presented in the literature. The example problems are arranged in such a manner that each page is balanced. The utility of this collection has been enhanced by inclusion of, first, a ""compound index"" which allows rapid identification of rearrangements associated with a specific substrate; second, a ""reaction-type index"" which unifies reactions associated with a particular transition state and brings into focus the usefulness of Woodward-Hoffman notations in understanding bond formation and cleavage; and, finally, a ""problem classification index"". This work is of great value to organic chemists and researchers and organic chemistry teachers and students.

Table of Contents

Foreword Preface Challenging Problems Author Index Compound-Type Index Reaction-Type Index Problem Classification Index


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