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Converting a Fischer Projection To A Haworth (And Vice Versa)

Converting a Fischer Projection To A Haworth (And Vice Versa)

January 25, 2018

Here’s a relatively common problem in the realm of sugar chemistry: “Convert this (sugar) from the Fischer projection to a cyclic pyranose form as a Haworth projection.” (the reverse question can be …

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The Haworth Projection

The Haworth Projection

January 11, 2018

Let’s introduce the Haworth Projection, a frequently encountered convention for depicting sugars. “What!?” you may ask.  Yet another drawing convention? At this late stage of the course? And isnR…

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Weird Nomenclature In Carbonyl Chemistry

Weird Nomenclature In Carbonyl Chemistry

March 26, 2012

Making it through the chemistry of carbonyl derivatives (ketones, aldehydes, carboxylic acids, esters, and more) there are at least two “weird” nomenclature issues that repeatedly come up to baffle student…

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