patterns

The Simple Two-Step Pattern For Seven Key Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones

August 18, 2017

“There are just so many reactions! I can’t remember all the mechanisms!!” – distressed organic chemistry student Yes, yes there are a lot of reactions, particularly in second semester organic …

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Summary: Alkene Reaction Pathways

Summary: Alkene Reaction Pathways

April 25, 2013

In this post we’ll do a final review of alkene addition reactions and sum up the three major pathways (and two minor classes of reactions worth paying attention to). Reaction Pathway #1 – The Carbocation P…

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Introduction to Addition Reactions

Introduction to Addition Reactions

October 3, 2011

Following up on the 4 most important reactions you learn in Org 1, and the posts on acid-base and substitution reactions, here’s the third in the series: addition reactions. You’ll have to know line diagra…

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