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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Chemistry

CHEM 228 Organic Chemistry II: Bioorganic Emphasis (1)

An introduction to the study of organic reactions, syntheses, mechanisms, nomenclature, and structure as it relates to function and reactivity with an emphasis on bioorganic molecules. Organic chemistry as applied to biological and biochemical processes. Reactions to be examined include acid/base, substitution, elimination, oxidation and reduction, as well as addition and rearrangements. Both synthetic and retrosynthetic techniques will be utilized in the design of molecules with biological applications. Laboratory required. Either CHEM 226 or CHEM 228 may be taken for credit, but not both.

Prerequisite: CHEM 225

  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Kirk