Chem 51C. Organic Chemistry. Lec. 14: Reactions at the Alpha-Carbon (English)

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UCI Chem 51C: Organic Chemistry (Spring 2015)
Lec 14. Organic Chemistry -- Reactions at the Alpha-Carbon
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Instructor: Susan King, Ph.D.

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Description: This is the third (and final) quarter of the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds.

Recorded May 1, 2015

Index of Topics:
00:21 - What Determines the Percentage of Enol at Equilibrium?
05:30 - How would you completely deprotonate acetone?
10:27 - Mechanism of Keto-Enol Tautomerization: Base Catalyzed
15:55 - Mechanism of Keto-Enol Tautomerization: Acid Catalyzed
24:07 - Reactions at the Alpha-Carbon
26:39 - Racemization
31:38 - Deuterium Exchange
36:54 - Acid Catalyzed Halogenation of Aldehydes and Ketones
41:07 - Base Promoted Halogenation of Aldehydes and Ketones

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