Reactivity in Chemistry

Reactions Under Orbital Control


OC1.  Introduction to Pericyclic Reactions

OC2.  Cope and Claisen Rearrangements

OC3.  The Diels Alder Reaction

OC4.  Regiochemistry in the Diels Alder Reaction

OC5.  Endo and Exo Reactivity in the Diels Alder Reaction

OC6.  Photochemically-Allowed Pericyclic Reactions

OC7.  Facial Selectivity in Pericyclic Reactions

OC8.  Alkene Oxidations

OC9.  Decarboxylations

OC10.  Olefin Metathesis

OC11.  Sigma Bond Metathesis

OC12.  Solutions to Selected Problems



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