Addition Organic Chemistry Reading from the Web
for Organic Chemistry, Brown and Foote, Third Edition

Maintained by Steven A. Hardinger, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California Los Angeles

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This list of selected web site links may help you with your study of organic chemistry, expand your knowledge, and may be just plain fun to read.

Each chapter features a "Student Favorite" web site.  This site has been nominated by students as the most useful, most instructive of just plain most fun site for this chapter.  The site with the most votes for each chapter is listed as the Student Favorite.  To nominate a site, send an e-mail to Dr Hardinger, and be sure to include the chapter number and the URL of the site that you are nominating.  The site you nominate may be one currently listed on this page, or can be a site not listed here.

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Chapter 1: Covalent Bonding and the Shapes of Molecules

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Chapter 2: Alkanes and Cycloalkanes

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  • Molecular Dynamics
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    Chapter 3: Chirality

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  • Stereochemistry
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    Chapter 4: Acids and Bases

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  • Organic Acids and Bases
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  • Acids and Bases
  • Carbocations
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    Chapter 5: Alkenes I

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    Chapter 6: Alkenes II

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  • Addition to Carbon-Carbon p Bonds
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  • Carbocations
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    A Conversation with... Carl Djerassi

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    Chapter 7: Haloalkanes, Alkenes and Arenes

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  • Radicals
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    Chapter 8: Nucleophilic Substitution and β-Elimination

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    Chapter 9: Alcohols and Thiols

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  • Alcohols and Ethers
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    Chapter 10: Alkynes

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  • Addition to Carbon-Carbon p Bonds

  • Chapter 11: Ethers, Sufides and Epoxides

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  • Alcohols and Ethers
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    Chapter 12: Infrared Spectroscopy

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  • Infrared Spectroscopy
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    A Conversation with...Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague

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    Chapter 13: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

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    Chapter 14: Mass Spectrometry

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    Chapter 15: Organometallic Compounds

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    Chapter 16: Aldehydes and Ketones

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    Chapter 17: Carboxylic Acids

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    Chapter 18: Functional Derivatives of Carboxylic Acids

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    A Conversation with...Roald Hoffmann

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    Chapter 19: Enolate Anions and Enamines

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    Chapter 20: Aromatics I: Benzene and Its Derivatives

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  • Introduction to Aromaticity
  • Conjugation and Molecular Orbital Theory
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    Chapter 21: Aromatics II: Reactions of Benzene and Its Derivatives

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    Chapter 22: Amines

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    Chapter 23: Conjugated Systems

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  • Conjugation and Molecular Orbital Theory
  • Pericyclic Reactions
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    A Conversation with... Paul S. Anderson

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    Interchapter

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  • Organic Chemistry of Pharmaceuticals
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    Chapter 24: Organic Polymer Chemistry

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    Chapter 25: Carbohydrates

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  • The Carbohydrate Resource

  • Chapter 26: Lipids

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  • Chapter 27: Amino Acids and Proteins

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  • Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
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    Chapter 28: Nucleic Acids

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  • Nucleic Acids
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    Chapter  29: The Organic Chemistry of Metabolism

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  • Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry  An organic chemistry textbook on line!

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    Chemical Structure Drawing Software