Spring 2009

Organic Chemistry II

Listed in: Chemistry, as CHEM-22


David E. Hansen (Sections 01, 02, 03 and 04)


A continuation of Chemistry 21. The second semester of the organic chemistry course first examines in considerable detail the chemistry of the carbonyl group and some classic methods of organic synthesis. The latter section of the course is devoted to a deeper exploration of a few topics, among which are the following: sugars, amino acids and proteins, advanced synthesis, and acid-base catalysis in nonenzymatic and enzymatic systems. The laboratory experiments illustrate both fundamental synthetic procedures and some elementary mechanistic investigations. Four hours of class and four hours of laboratory per week. Requisite: Chemsitry 21. Spring semester. Professor Hansen.