Materials for CEM241 Exam 4

Mechanism to Know in Detail

  • Hydrohalogenation (Markovnikov) of Alkene (know how alkyne mechanism differs)
  • Acid-Catalyzed Hydration of Alkene
  • Halohydrin Formation from Alkene
  • Acid-Catalyzed Hydration of Alkynes
  • Keto-Enol Tautomerization (both Acid and Base Catalyzed)

Reactions from the Unit

  • Hydrohalogenation (Markovnikov) of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Hydrohalogenation (anti-Markovnikov) of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Acid Catalyzed Hydration (Oxymercuration-Demercuration) of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Hydroboration-Oxidation of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Hydrogenation (syn– and anti-) of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Partial Hydrogenation (syn– and anti-) of Alkynes
  • Bromination of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Halohydrin Formation
  • Dihydroxylation (anti– and syn-) of Alkenes
  • Ozonolysis of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Elimination of Alkanes to Alkynes
  • Alkylation of Alkynes

Important Reactions from the Previous Unit

  • Elimination Reactions to produce Alkenes from Alkanes
  • Correct Assessment of Base/Nucleophile Needs for Elimination Product Specificity