529-0231-00L  Organic Chemistry III: Introduction to Asymmetric Synthesis

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersE. M. Carreira
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


529-0231-00 GOrganic Chemistry III: Introduction to Asymmetric Synthesis3 hrs
Wed07:45-10:30HCI D 4 »
07:45-10:30HCI D 6 »
07:45-10:30HCI E 2 »
07:45-10:30HCI F 2 »
07:45-10:30HCI F 8 »
07:45-10:30HCI J 7 »
07:45-10:30HCI J 8 »
E. M. Carreira

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AbstractMethods of Asymmetric Synthesis
ObjectiveUnderstanding of the basic principles of diastereoselective synthesis
ContentConformational analysis: acyclic and cyclic systems; Diastereoselective sigmatropic rearrangements; Diastereoselective Carbonyl addition reactions: Cram- and Felkin-Anh models, carbonyl Lewis acid interactions, chelate controlled reactions; chemistry of enolates, selective formation; asymmetic enolate alkylation; aldol reactions, allyl- and crotyl-metal chemistry; cyclisations, Baldwin rules; Diastereoselective olefin functionalization: hydroboration, dihydroxylation, epoxidation.
LiteratureE. M. Carreira and L. Kvaerno Classics in Stereoselective Synthesis, Wiley-VCH 2009

Evans' Problems in Organic Chemistry App
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Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 529-0232-00L Organic Chemistry IV: Physical Organic Chemistry (next semester)
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(Examination block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Chemistry 2005; Version 27.03.2018 (Examination Block II)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Chemistry 2018; Version 26.09.2022 (Examination Block II)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Chemistry 2018; Version 26.09.2022 (Examination Block III)
ECTS credits8 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersE. M. Carreira
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes, oral 30 minutes
Written aidsKeine
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