Organic Chemistry I | St. Clair College
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This is an introductory course covering: the IUPAC naming, the structure and formula, the basic chemical and physical properties and general chemical reactions of the organic compounds/groups presented. The organic families to be discussed are: the alkanes/cycloalkanes, the alkenes, the alkynes, benzene and its homologues and the major functional substituent groups of the aforementioned (i.e. alcohols/phenols, ethers, esters, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines, amides and amino acids). Metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins will also be discussed.