General concepts on Carbon and on the functional groups in Organic Chemistry. Alkanes. Alkenes. Alkynes. Alcohols and ethers. Aromatic compounds. Aldehydes and ketones. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives. Amines. Stereochemistry. Polyfunctional derivatives. Carbohydrates. Aminoacids and peptides. Lipids.
- Fondamenti di chimica organica - John McMurry - Ed. Zanichelli- Elementi di Chimica Organica - P. Y. Bruice - EdiSES- Fondamenti di Chimica Organica - L. Cipolla - Pearson ed.- Introduzione alla Chimica Organica - Brown - EdiSES
Knowledge requested: Knowledge about the fundamental of chemistry are requested, coming from the general chemistry course held in the first semester. Skills acquired: In this course students will learn about organic chemistry, structure and reactivity of the functional groups including the mechanisms, useful for understanding biochemistry in Nature.
Required course: General Chemistry
Total hours of the course (including the time spent in attending lectures, seminars, private study, examinations, etc...): 150.Hours reserved to private study and other indivual formative activities: 102.Contact hours for: Lectures/practice (hours): 48
Lectures attendance recommended.
Type of Assessment
Written test and oral examination.
General concepts on Carbon and on the functional groups in Organic Chemistry. Alkanes. Cycloalkanes. Stereochemistry. Enantiomers and diastereomers. Chirality. Aliphatic Nucleophilic Substitutions, SN2 and SN1 reactions. E1 and E2 eliminations. Alkenes. Alkynes. Electrophilic additions. Alcohols and ethers. Aromaticity and aromatic compounds. Aromatic electrophilic substitutions, SEAr. Aldehydes and ketones. Nucleophilic additions, emiacetals, acetals, imines. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives: acyl halides, anhydrides, esters, amides and nitriles. Amines. Polyfunctional derivatives. Carbohydrates. Di- and polysaccharides. Aminoacids and peptides. Proteins. Lipids. Pills of nucleic acids.