5.512 Synthetic Organic Chemistry II

Spring 2005

Oxazaborolidine-catalyzed asymmetric reduction of ketones.

Oxazaborolidine-catalyzed asymmetric reduction of ketones. (Figure courtesy of OCW.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of assignments and a series of lecture note outlines.

Course Description

This course focuses on general methods and strategies for the synthesis of complex organic molecules. Emphasis is on strategies for stereoselective synthesis, including stereocontrolled synthesis of complex acyclic compounds.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Rick Danheiser

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Graduate

*Translations