CH 805 : Stereochemistry and Reactivity of Organic Compounds

Structure and symmetry point group. Stereo-isomerism-optical isomerism, racemic modification, diastereoisomers, torsional isomerism, atropisomers, absolute configuration, conformational analysis, conformational and reactivity. Stereo-chemistry of ring systems. Fused rings, allenes, macromolecules tricovalent carbon. Optical rotatory dispersion, circular dichroism and their application. Stereospecific and stereo-selective synthesis. Stereochemistry and mechanism of reactions.

Text References

E.L. Eliel, Stereochemistry of Carbon Compounds, McGraw Hill, l962. Kurt Mislow, Introduction to Stereochemistry 2nd Ed.,Benjamin,l966.