Advanced Organic Chemistry

Enantiomeric molecules.

These two adamantane structures are enantiomers, or mirror images, of each other. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)


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Spring 2007



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This course deals with the application of structure and theory to the study of organic reaction mechanisms: Stereochemical features including conformation and stereoelectronic effects; reaction dynamics, isotope effects and molecular orbital theory applied to pericyclic and photochemical reactions; and special reactive intermediates including carbenes, carbanions, and free radicals.

Mohammad Movassaghi. 5.43 Advanced Organic Chemistry, Spring 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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