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Advanced organic synthesis

  • Course code: FKBT145
  • Course higher education credits: 15.0
  • Graduate school: Chemistry
  • Course is normally given: Every year
  • Language: The course will be given in English
Methods for functional group transformations. Retrosynthetic analysis. Synthetic strategies, including atom efficiency and environmental/health aspects. Protecting groups. Reactivity and selectivity of different reagents and functional groups. Modern methods for the formation of carbon-carbon and carbon-heteroatom bonds.

Application information
A basic course in organic chemistry is a prerequisite, and a more advanced course such as KBT036 (Advanced Organic Chemistry) at Chalmers is recommended before taking this course.
Nicolaou, K. C.; Chen, J. S., Classics in Total Synthesis III, Wiley-VCH, 2011
Carl-Johan Wallentin (GU), Henrik Sundén (GU), Jerker Mårtensson (Chalmers), Nina Kann (Chalmers) and others
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Jerker Mårtensson (Chalmers), Nina Kann (Chalmers)

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