Organic Chemistry
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1 Structure Determines Properties
2 Alkanes and Cycloalkanes: Introduction to Hydrocarbons
3 Alkanes and Cycloalkanes: Conformations and cis–trans Stereoisomers
4 Chirality
5 Alcohols and Alkyl Halides: Introduction to Reaction Mechanisms
6 Nucleophilic Substitution
7 Structure and Preparation of Alkenes: Elimination Reactions
8 Addition Reactions of Alkenes
9 Alkynes
10 Introduction to Free Radicals
11 Conjugation in Alkadienes and Allylic Systems
12 Arenes and Aromaticity
13 Electrophilic and Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution
14 Spectroscopy
15 Organometallic Compounds
16 Alcohols, Diols, and Thiols
17 Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides
18 Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition to the Carbonyl Group
19 Carboxylic Acids
20 Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution
21 Enols and Enolates
22 Amines
23 Phenols
24 Carbohydrates
25 Lipids
26 Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
27 Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids
28 Synthetic Polymers