701-0225-00L  Organic Chemistry

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersK. McNeill
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


701-0225-00 VOrganic Chemistry
Vorlesung/lecture Mi/We 10-12; Help sessions Mo/Mo, Di/Tu, Mi/We
2 hrs
Mon09:15-10:00CAB G 52 »
Tue14:15-15:00CHN D 44 »
15:15-16:00CAB G 11 »
Wed09:15-10:00CHN F 42 »
10:15-12:00CHN C 14 »
K. McNeill

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AbstractIntroduction to Isomerism.
Reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry (substitutions, additions, eliminations condensations)
Biosynthesis of Terpenes.
ObjectiveThe students are able to differentiate between structural and stereoisomers.
The students know the basic reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry. They are able to understand and formulate simple biochemical rections.
They know the basics of the biosynthesis of terpenes.
ContentIsomerism (structural isomers, stereoisomers).
Descriptive chemistry of natural products (glycerides, peptides, saccharides).
Reaction mechanisms (substitutions, additions, eliminations, condensations).
The citric acid cycle, the gloxylate cycle.
Biosynthesis of terpenes.
LiteratureCarsten Schmuck, Basisbuch Organische Chemie, Pearson
Prerequisites / NoticeDer Stoff der Basischemie wird vorausgesetzt.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Food Science 2016; Version 25.05.2023 (Examination Block 1)
Bachelor's Programme in Food Science 2010; Version 22.03.2016 (Examination Block 1)
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersK. McNeill
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationThe exam questions will be in both German and English.
Die Prüfungsfragen werden in Deutsch und Englisch angeboten.
Written aidsDie Studierenden dürfen zwei DinA4 Blätter (Vorder- und Rückseite beschrieben) zur Prüfung mitbringen.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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