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Title:
Organic chemistry II
Author:
Pellegrini, Frank.
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Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764586163
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Book

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Whether you're new to biosynthesis, integrated metabolism, and the molecular cloning of DNA or just brushing up on those topics, CliffsQuickReview Organic Chemistry II can help. This guide introduces each topic, defines key terms, and walks you through each sample problem step-by-step. In no time, you'll be ready to tackle other concepts in this book such as: The reactions of aromatic compounds. Aldol, cross-aldol, and ketonic aldol condensation. Ester formation. Oxidation. Mass spectra. CliffsQuickReview Organic Chemistry II acts as a supplement to your textbook and to classroom lectures. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review -- you decide what works best with your needs. You can either read the book from cover to cover or just look for the information you want and put it back on the shelf for later. What's more, you can: Get a glimpse of what you'll gain from a chapter by reading through the introduction at the beginning of each chapter. Study your formulas in the Summary of Preparations or the Summary of Reactions. Use the glossary to find key terms fast. With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades. AUTHOR: DR FRANK PELLEGRINI has been a professor for over 35 years. His field of specialization is heterocyclic organic chemistry. He is the recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Currently he holds the rank of Professor of Organic Chemistry and Department Chair at SUNY Farmingdale. Other interests include photography, travel, and volunteer fire fighting.


Author Notes

Dr. Frank Pellegrini has been a professor for over 35 years. His field of specialization is heterocyclic organic chemistry. He is the recipient of the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Currently he holds the rank of Professor of Organic Chemistry and Department Chair at SUNY Farmingdale. Other interests include photography, travel, and volunteer fire fighting.


Table of Contents

Fundamental Ideas
Chapter 1 Aromatic Compounds
Chapter 2 Reactions of Aromatic Compounds
Chapter 3 Alkyl Halides
Chapter 4 Phenols and Aryl Halides
Chapter 5 Alcohols and Ethers
Chapter 6 Aldehydes and Ketones
Chapter 7 Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
Chapter 8 Amines
Chapter 9 Spectroscopy and Structure
Summary of Preparations
Summary of Reactions
Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements
Appendix C Electronegativity Values