Table of Contents

Table of contents for the Organic Chemistry Textbook.

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0. Student's Guide to Success in Organic Chemistry
1. Atoms, Orbitals, and Bonds
2. Introduction to Organic Nomenclature and Functional Groups
3. Molecular Conformations
4. Physical Properties of Organic Compounds
5. Acid-Base Theory
6. Reaction Mechanisms: An Overview of Organic Chemistry
7. Nucleophilic Additions to the Carbonyl Group
8. Nucleophilic Substitutions on the Carbonyl Group
Reaction Summary I
9. Infrared Spectroscopy and Mass Spectroscopy
10. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
11. Stereochemistry
12. Aliphatic Nucleophilic Substitution
13. Elimination Reactions
14. Electrophilic Addition to Unsaturated Carbons
15. Organic Synthesis
Reaction Summary II
16. Conjugation and Resonance
17. Aromaticity
18. Aromatic Substitution Reactions
Reaction Summary III
19. alpha Substitution on Carbonyl Compounds
20. Carbonyl Condensation Reactions
21. Radical Reactions
Reaction Summary IV
22. Polymer Chemistry
23. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
24. Carbohydrates
25. Nucleic Acids
A. Representative Values of pKa for Compounds Important in Organic Chemistry
B. Infrared Spectral Tables
C. Chemical Shifts of Hydrogen Atoms Attached to Various Functional Groups
D. Functional Group Synthesis
E. Name Reactions
F. Answers to Synthesis Discussion Questions