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CHEM1405 - Resources for Week 11

Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Heterocyclic Compounds
    •  predict whether a molecule is aromatic
    •  identify the basic nitrogen atoms in heterocyclic compounds
    •  identify tautomers and predict their structures
  • Shapes of Molecules: Stereochemistry
    •  identify stereogenic centres in organic molecules
    •  distinguish between different types of isomers, including enantiomers and diastereoisomers
    •  use (R)- and (S)- descriptors to describe enantiomers and identify if a compound has (R)- or (S)- stereochemistry
    •  predict the stereochemistry of compounds with two stereogenic centres
    •  appreciate the role of chirality in nature and drug design

Textbook and eBook References

  • Heterocyclic Compounds - Section 25.1
  • Shapes of Molecules: Stereochemistry - Chapter 17

Lecture Notes, Tutorial Worksheets & Answers and Suggested Exam Questions

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ChemCAL and iChem Resources

Shapes of Molecules: Stereochemistry
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