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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 5.43 (Spring 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Chemistry 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Mohammad Movassaghi 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 5.43 Advanced Organic Chemistry

    Spring 2007

    Course Highlights

    5.43 Advanced Organic Chemistry

    Spring 2007

    Enantiomeric molecules.
    These two adamantane structures are enantiomers, or mirror images, of each other. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

    Course Description

    This course deals with the application of structure and theory to the study of organic reaction mechanisms: Stereochemical features including conformation and stereoelectronic effects; reaction dynamics, isotope effects and molecular orbital theory applied to pericyclic and photochemical reactions; and special reactive intermediates including carbenes, carbanions, and free radicals.

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