1st Edition

Organic Chemistry
Structure and Mechanisms



ISBN 9781926692609
Published April 15, 2011 by Apple Academic Press
384 Pages

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This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.

This book presents a range of research on important topics in the field. Of the approximately 11 million known chemical compounds, about 10 million are organic. Organic chemists are currently working to produce better polymers with specific properties, such as biodegradable plastics. The understanding of new drug structures from plants and the synthesis of improved pharmaceuticals is another area of great interest. Organic chemists are also researching the reactions that occur in living systems and understanding the molecular causes of disease.

Table of Contents

Mechanistic Aspects of the Isomerization of Z-Vinylic Tellurides Double Bonds in the Synthesis of Potassium Z-Vinyltrifluoroborate Salts
The Role of Heterogeneous Chemistry of Volatile Organic Compounds: A Modeling and Laboratory Study
Total Synthesis of the Indolizidine Alkaloid Tashiromine
Application of Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction to Analysis of Volatile and Semivolatile Organic Chemicals of Potential Concern in Solids and Aqueous Samples from the Hanford Site
Analogues of Amphibian Alkaloids: Total Synthesis of (5R,8S,8as)-(-)-8-Methyl-5-Pentyloctahydroindolizine (8-Epi-Indolizidine 209B) and [(1S,4R,9as)-(-)-4-Pentyloctahydro-2H-Quinolizin-1-Yl]Methanol
An Efficient Preparation, Spectroscopic Properties, and Crystal Structure of 1,1-Bis(4-[2-(dimethylamino)ethoxy]phenyl)-2-(3-guaiazulenyl)ethylene
Characterizing the Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosols
Combining Two-Directional Synthesis and Tandem Reactions, Part 11: Second Generation Syntheses of (±)-Hippodamine and (±)-Epi-Hippodamine
Accelerations in the Lactonization of Trimethyl Lock Systems Are Due to Proximity Orientation and not to Strain Effects
Unexpected Degradation of the Bisphosphonate P-C-P Bridge Under Mild Conditions
Synthesis of Benzo[b]fluorenone Nuclei of Stealthins
Shape-Persistent Macrocycles with Intraannular Alkyl Groups: Some Structural Limits of Discotic Liquid Crystals with an Inverted Structure
Part 1. Reduction of S-Alkyl-Thionocarbonates and Related Compounds in the Presence of Trialkylboranes/Air
Part 2. Mechanistic Aspects of the Reduction of S-Alkyl-Thionocarbonates in the Presence of Triethylborane and Air
Part 3. Triethylborane-Air: A Suitable Initiator for Intermolecular Radical Additions of S-2-Oxoalkyl-Thionocarbonates (S-Xanthates) to Olefins
Catalytic Oxidative Cleavage of C=N Bond in the Presence of Zeolite H-NaX Supported Cu(NO3)2, as a Green Reagent
A Divergent Asymmetric Approach to Aza-Spiropyran Derivative and (1S,8ar)-1-Hydroxyindolizidine
Flexible Synthesis of Poison-Frog Alkaloids of the 5,8-Disubstituted Indolizidine-Class. II: Synthesis of (-)-209B, (-)-231C, (-)-233D, (-)-235B", (-)-221I, and an Epimer of 193E and Pharmacological Effects at Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors
A Novel, One-Step Palladium and Phenylsilane Activated Amidation from Allyl Ester on Solid Support
The First Organocatalytic Carbonyl-Ene Reaction: Isomerisation-Free C-C Bond Formations Catalysed By H-Bonding Thio-Ureas
Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 7-O-Modified Formononetin Derivatives
Expedient Syntheses of the N-Heterocyclic Carbene Precursor Imidazolium Salts Ipr·Hcl, Imes·Hcl and Ixy·Hcl
Cs2CO3/[bmim]Br as an Efficient, Green, and Reusable Catalytic System for the Synthesis of N-Alkyl Derivatives of Phthalimide under Mild Conditions
Conformational Rigidity of Silicon-Stereogenic Silanes in Asymmetric Catalysis: A Comparative Study
Photochromism of Dihydroindolizines Part XI: Synthesis of Novel Carbon-Rich Photochromic Dihydroindolizines-Based Potential Electronic Devices
8-Epi-Salvinorin B: Crystal Structure and Affinity at the Opioid Receptor
Effect of Transannular Interaction on the Redox-Potentials in a Series of Bicyclic Quinones
Three-Component One-Pot Synthesis of Novel Benzo[b]1,8-naphthyridines Catalyzed by Bismuth(III) Chloride
The Vicinal Difluoro Motif: The Synthesis and Conformation of Erythro- and Threo- Diastereoisomers of 1,2-Difluorodiphenylethanes, 2,3-Difluorosuccinic Acids and Their Derivatives
The Influence of Traffic and Wood Combustion on the Stable Isotopic Composition of Carbon Monoxide
Reduction of Arenediazonium Salts by Tetrakis (Dimethylamino) Ethylene (TDAE): Efficient Formation of Products Derived from Aryl Radicals

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Biography

Dr. Harold H. Trimm was born in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Trimm is the chairman of the Chemistry Department at Broome Community College in Binghamton, New York. In addition, he is an Adjunct Analytical Professor, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, New York.

He received his PhD in chemistry, with a minor in biology, from Clarkson University in 1981 for his work on fast reaction kinetics of biologically important molecules. He then went on to Brunel University in England for a postdoctoral research fellowship in biophysics, where he studied the molecules involved with arthritis by electroptics. He recently authored a textbook on forensic science titled Forensics the Easy Way (2005).