CHEM 553 - NAMED REACTIONS IN SYNTHESIS
Long Title: STRATEGIC APPLICATIONS OF NAMED REACTIONS IN ORGANIC SYNTHESIS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: In this course we will cover the mechanism and strategic applications of approximately 150 widely used named reactions in organic synthesis. The students will learn how to navigate the vast chemical literature effectively using sophisticated search engines like SciFinder and Reaxys and will get the opportunity to prepare and give 10-minute presentations on 5 recent named rxns. Recommended Prerequisite(s): CHEM 211 and CHEM 212. Repeatable for Credit.