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Every third year
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Covers a selection of modern synthetic methods and reagents used in organic chemistry. Topics presented include oxidation/reduction, organometallic reactions, functional group interconversions, protecting group strategies, enolate additions and pericyclic reactions with a focus on asymmetric synthesis. The course will build upon the individual methods discussed to ultimately demonstrate their combined use in the synthesis of complex organic molecules. Prerequisite: Chemistry 289. One unit.

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