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Paper VI (Theory) Organic Chemistry  Code 09010609

S.No. Topic Domain Hours as

per MCI

1 HeterocyclicCompounds-I

1. Introduction: Molecular orbital picture and aromatic characteristics of pyrrole, furan, thiophene and pyridine.

2. Methods of synthesis and chemical reactions with particular emphasis on the mechanism of electrophilic substitution.

3. Mechanism of nucleophilic substitution reactions   in   pyridine    derivatives.

4. Comparison   of  basicity  of pyridine, piperidine and pyrrole



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2. Heterocyclic Compounds-II

1. Introduction to condensed five and six-membered heterocycles.

2. Prepration and reactions of indole, quinoline and isoquinoline with special reference to Fisher indole synthesis, Skraup synthesis and Bischler-Napieralski synthesis.

3. Mechanism of electrophilic substitution reactions of, quinoline and isoquinoline




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3. Organosulphur Compounds:

1. Nomenclature, structural features.

2. Methods of formation and chemical reactions of thiols, thioethers, sulphonic acids, sulphonamides and sulphaguanidine.

3. Synthetic detergents alkyl and aryl sulphonates



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Organic Synthesis via Enolates:

1. Acidity of a-hydrogens, alkylation of diethyl malonate and ethyl aceto acetate.

2. Synthesis of ethyl acetoacetate: the Claisen  condensation.

3. Keto-enol tautomerism of  ethylacetoacetate.




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5 Synthetic Polymers

1. Addition or chain-growth polymerization. Free radical vinyl polymerization, ionic vinyl polymerization, Ziegler-Natta polymerization and vinyl polymers.

2. Condensation or step growth polymerization. 3. Polyesters, polyamides, phenol formaldehyde resins, urea formaldehyde resins, epoxy resins and polyurethanes.

4. Natural and synthetic rubbers.




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6. Amino Acids, Peptides& Proteins

1. Classification of amino acids,

2. Acid-base behavior, isoelectric point and electrophoresis.

3. Preparation of D-amino acids, Structure and nomenclature of peptides and proteins,

4. Classification of proteins.

5. Peptide structure determination, end group analysis, selective hydrolysis of peptides.

6. Classical peptide synthesis, solid– phase peptide synthesis.  Structures  of  peptides  and  proteins: Primary & Secondary structure




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  1. Chemistry for Degree Students ( B. Sc III) By Dr. R.L. Madan , S . Chand
  2. Heterocyclic Chemistry, J.A. Joule, K. Mills and G.F. Smith, 3rd edition, Indian reprint, 2004. Chennai Microprint Pvt. Ltd.
  3. Heterocyclic Chemistry, T.L. Gilchrist, Longman Scientific Technical