Reactivity in Chemistry

Organic Synthesis

OS1.  Review of Common Reaction Types

OS2.  Methods of Stereochemical Control

OS3.  Retrosynthetic Analysis

OS4.  Road Maps in Total Synthesis of Natural Products

Appendix:  Including Abbreviations for Solvents & Reagents


Some advanced road map problems from the Connell lab at Texas A&M.

A fantastic library of syntheses (not problems) from Hans Reich at University of Wisconsin.



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