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BIOS Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry

2nd Edition

By Graham Patrick

Taylor & Francis

368 pages

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Paperback: 9781859962640
pub: 2003-11-27
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Instant Notes in Organic Chemistry, Second Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts−an ideal revision checklist−followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.


This is a student-friendly textbook and will help students understand the subject and encourage easy learning by focusing on the essentials of organic chemistry. - Chimis Nouvelle, No. 89, June 2005

Table of Contents

A. Structure and Bonding

B. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes

C. Functional Groups

D. Stereochemistry

E. Nucleophiles and Electrophiles

F. Reactions and Mechanisms

G. Acid-base Reactions

H. Alkenes and Alkynes

I. Aromatic Chemistry

J. Aldehydes and Ketones

K. Carboxylic acids and Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

L. Alkyl Halides

M. Alcohols, Phenols, and Thiols

N. Ethers, Epoxides and Thioethers

O. Amines and Nitriles

P. Organic Spectroscopy and Analysis

Further Reading


About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic