Outline of organic chemistry

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to organic chemistry:

Organic chemistryscientific study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation (by synthesis or by other means) of carbon-based compounds, hydrocarbons, and their derivatives. These compounds may contain any number of other elements, including hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, the halogens as well as phosphorus, silicon, and sulfur.[1][2][3]

General topics

Current trends

Current trends (as of 2008) in organic chemistry include:

Concepts

Chemical species

Reactions

See also List of organic reactions

See also

References

  1. Robert T. Morrison, Robert N. Boyd, and Robert K. Boyd, Organic Chemistry, 6th edition (Benjamin Cummings, 1992, ISBN 0-13-643669-2) - this is "Morrison and Boyd", a classic textbook
  2. John D. Roberts, Marjorie C. Caserio, Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry,(W. A. Benjamin, Inc. ,1964) - another classic textbook
  3. Richard F. and Sally J. Daley, Organic Chemistry, Online organic chemistry textbook. Ochem4free.info

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