Carboxylic Acids

Reactions of Carboxylic Acids

reactions of carboxylic acids

Carboxylic acid functional group is very common in organic synthesis and in biochemical processes. Thus, knowing the reactions of carboxylic acids is a must for anyone who wants to master organic chemistry. Acid-Base Properties of Carboxylic Acids Carboxylic acids are, well, acids 😀 so they tend to dissociate giving a proton/hydronium ion and a corresponding …

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Reactions of Alcohols

Alcohol function is an extremely versatile functional group in organic chemistry. Reactions of alcohols involve oxidations, substitutions, and eliminations giving you a significant advantage in synthesis and functional group modifications. Reactions of alcohols is a typical topic in a sophomore organic chemistry and is covered in either first or second semester depending on the instructor’s …

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