John McMurry "Fondamenti di Chimica Organica" Ed. Zanichelli
Knowledge : Acquisition of the basic concepts about the properties and the reactivity of organic molecules .
Skills acquired at the end of the course: knowledge of the main reactions of organic molecules and related mechanisms .
Skills acquired at the end of the course: interpretative capacity of the behavior of organic molecules and consequently of the biochemical mechanisms .
Recommended corses: General Chemistry
Credits : 6
Number of course hours : 150 ( = 6 x 25 )
Number of hours for private study and other individual learning activities such as: 102
Contact hours for the activities in the classroom : 48
Frequency of lessons : although not mandatory , is strongly recommended .
Teaching tools : on- line course on the Moodle platform ( http://el.unifi.it/ ) where lessons may download material screened and some exercises ( to register a password is required) . Tutor of the course of Faunal Sciences study.
Type of Assessment
Written and oral test.
General concepts on carbon, acids and organic bases of Brönsted and Lewis. Graphic conventions. Alkanes and cycloalkanes. conformational analysis. Alkenes: nomenclature, structure, synthesis and reactivity. Isomers E / Z. Electrophilic additions. Allyl systems. Dienes. Alkynes: nomenclature, structure and reactivity. Aromaticity. Aromatic compounds: nomenclature, structure and reactivity. Aromatic electrophilic substitution reactions, control of regiochemistry. Stereochemistry: enantiomers and diastereomers. Chirality. Alogenoalkanes: nomenclature, structure, synthesis and reactivity. Aliphatic nucleophilic substitution: SN1 and SN2. Eliminations: E1 and E2. Alcohols, phenols and ethers: nomenclature, structure, synthesis and reactivity. Sulphides and thiols: nomenclature, structure and reactivity. Aldehydes and ketones: nomenclature, structure, synthesis and reactivity. Nucleophilic addition, acetals and hemiacetals. Imines. Carboxylic acids, acyclic halides, amides, anhydrides, esters: nomenclature, structure, synthesis and reactivity. Keto-enol. Aldol condensation. Amines: nomenclature, structure, properties, basicity, synthesis and reactivity. Heterocyclic amines: structure and nomenclature. Polyfunctional derivatives. Carbohydrates. Disaccharides and polysaccharides. Starch, glycogen and cellulose. Amino acids. Peptide synthesis. Structure of proteins. Fats and oils. Nucleic acids.