Review of Organic Concepts F10

Review of Organic Concepts F10 - Fundamental Concepts from...

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Fundamental Concepts from Organic Chemistry Biochemistry is the Organic Chemistry of Life! This is designed to highlight fundamental concepts from Organic Chemistry that will be helpful to you throughout the semester. You may find that some of these concepts are briefly reviewed during class, and this is intended only as an additional help to you and not a complete list. For more detail, please refer to an Organic Chemistry textbook and the Biochemistry textbook. Acid and Base Chemistry Brønsted-Lowry Definitions: Acid: a proton (H + ) donor Base: a proton (H + ) acceptor Lewis Definition: Acid: accepts a pair of electrons Base: donates a pair of electrons Stereochemistry To assign stereochemistry, assign priority to functional groups in order of decreasing atomic number. Once established, place the lowest priority group behind the plane of the paper. The direction of rotation around the other three substituents provides the assignment. Clockwise = R ; Counterclockwise = S . All the proteinogenic amino acids are S except for one….can you determine which one it is?
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course CHEM 6501 taught by Professor Wendyl.kelly during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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