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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Organic Chemistry 5.13 September 29, 2003 Prof. Timothy F. Jamison Assignment and Study Guide for Unit II The Chemistry of Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides Some Important Epoxides and Sulfur-containing Molecules O H 3 C O CH 3 S O S diethyl ether HO OH allicin organic solvent, 19th-century anesthetic benzo[a]pyrene-7,8-diol 9-10 epoxide odor of garlic potent carcinogen CO 2 H N N NH 2 H 2 N O S CH 3 N N HO OH S-adenosylmethionine O squalene oxide
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Unformatted text preview: cellular methylating agent precursor to natural steroids ("nature's methyl iodide") Reading Assignment Wade Chapter 14 (pp. 600-637) Problem Set 2: Text Problems in Chapter 14: 5, 7-10, 14-19, 20 (Historical note: The majority of the research that was recognized with the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Prof. K. Barry Sharpless was performed at MIT.), 21, 23-28, 30, 33, 35-42, 44-47. Due Fri., October 3, 4 p.m....
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