regioselectivity

Regioselectivity In The Diels-Alder Reaction

Regioselectivity In The Diels-Alder Reaction

November 5, 2018

The Diels-Alder is an onion, and we just keep peeling back the layers. Today’s post is about regioselectivity in the Diels-Alder. Quick summary: “Regioselectivity” In The Diels-Alder Reaction So far …

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Addition Pattern #1: The “Carbocation Pathway”

Addition Pattern #1: The “Carbocation Pathway”

February 22, 2013

MOC: What were some of your biggest roadblocks in learning organic chemistry? OCI: Not learning the patterns. I think I wasn’t told that there were patterns. -from this post A Key Pattern For Alkene Addition Rea…

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Addition Reactions: Regioselectivity

Addition Reactions: Regioselectivity

January 28, 2013

In the previous post on addition, we talked about the key pattern of addition reactions [break C-C π, form two new bonds to adjacent carbons] and how this is the exact opposite pattern of elimination reactions we we…

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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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