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Advanced Organic Chemistry

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ISBN-10: 0130655880

ISBN-13: 9780130655882

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Bernard Miller

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For undergraduate/graduate level courses in organic reactions and mechanisms. This text discusses important organic reactions and mechanisms not usually covered in depth in Introductory Organic Chemistry courses. By stressing new material, it avoids student's hostility to repeating material previously studied, while still offering the opportunity to review important concepts and principles in novel settings. This is an ideal text for all students who have previously taken a one-year course in Organic Chemistry, as well as serving students who have already had specialized courses in Physical Organic Chemistry, Stereochemistry, Spectroscopy, etc,. and who need additional knowledge about Organic Reactions.
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Book details

List price: $175.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/11/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Introduction
Mechanisms of Reactions. Electron Delocalization and Resonance
Electrocyclic Reactions
Introduction
Conrotatory and Disrotatory Processes
Explanations for the Woodward-Hoffman Rules
Electrocyclic Reactions with Odd Numbers of Atoms
Photochemical Cyclizations
Cycloaddiction and Cycloreversion Reactions
Introduction
Suprafacial and Antarafacial Addition
Selection Rules for Cycloaddition and Cycloreversion Reactions
Examples of Thermal Cycloaddition Reactions
Photochemical Cycloadditions
Sigmatropic Reactions
Theory of Sigmatropic Shifts
Experimental Observations
Sigmatropic Rearrangements of Charged Systems
Linear Free-Energy Relationships
The Hammett Equation
Separation of Polar, Resonance, and Steric Effects
Migrations to Electron-Deficient Centers
Migrations to Electron-Deficient Carbons
The Nature of the Migrating Groups
Rearrangements of Carbocations. Long-Distance Migrations
Migrations to Nitrogen and Oxygen
Neighboring-Group Effects and Nonclassical Cations
Substitution with Retention of Configuration
Cyclic Halonium Ions
Sulfur and Nitrogen Mustards
Trans/Cis Rate Ratios. Neighboring Acetoxy Groups
Cyclic Phenonium Ions. Double Bonds as Neighboring Groups
Cyclopropane Rings as Neighboring Groups
Neighboring Alkyl Groups: 2-Norbornyl Cations
Rearrangements of Carbanions and Free Radicals
Carbanion Rearrangements
Rearrangements of Free Radicals
Carbenes, Carbenoids, and Nitrenes
Introduction
Formation of Carbenes and Nitrenes
Singlet and Triplet Carbenes. Additions to Double Bonds
Insertion Reactions. Rearrangements
Six-Membered Heterocyclic Rings
Aromatic Heterocyclic Molecules
Reactions of Pyridine and Its Analogs
Synthesis of Six-Membered Heterocyclic Rings
Five-Membered Heterocyclic Rings
Introduction
Electron Delocalization and Aromaticity
Reactions of Five-Membered Heterocyclic Rings
Synthesis of Five-Membered Heteroaromatic Rings
Index