Cyclic Acetal Protecting Group Reaction and Mechanism

Cyclic Acetal Protecting Group Reaction & Mechanism in Organic Chemistry by Leah4sci_preview

During synthesis, protecting a reactant is a game changer. Without this ability, arriving at the correct product will be painful and sometimes near impossible. Utilizing a cyclic acetal protecting group is one of the handiest tools we can have in our synthesis arsenals. This video will so you a step-by-step detailed mechanism along with tips for redrawing, […]

Acetal and Hemiacetal Formation Reaction Mechanism

Mechanism for Acetal and Hemiacetal Formation in Acid and Base in Organic Chemistry Leah4sci

Acetal and Hemiacetal mechanisms can be long, but when you UNDERSTAND each step you’ll be saved from a big headache and trouble from merely memorizing. This video walks you step-by-step through the acid catalyzed acetal formation reaction mechanism! You’ll see special attention on the acetal, hemiacetals, ketals, and hemiketals in the mechanism as well as […]

Acetal Reactions Practice Quiz

Acetal Practice Quiz by Leah4sci

The quiz below requires some mastery in reactions, intermediates, and step-by-step mechanisms. Not ready? Start by gaining your foundation in the Acetal Tutorial Video Series! Scroll to the very bottom of this quiz for a link to the FREE quiz solutions PDF (Coming Soon!) to ensure you’ve got this down. The solutions walkthrough video is available in the […]

Acetal Ketal Hemiacetal Hemiketal Reactions Overview and Shortcuts

Acetals Ketals Hemiacetals Hemiketals Overview in Organic Chemistry

This video offers an overview and comparison between the acetal, ketal, hemiacetal, and hemiketal reactions including stability of products and intermediates. You’ll also learn my shortcut trick for quickly identifying carbonyl and alcohol reactants from products and acetal or ketal products from reactants.   (Watch on YouTube: Acetal Overview.Click CC for transcription.) –> Watch Next […]