Diels Alder Reaction for Cyclic Reactants and Bicyclo Products

The Diels Alder reaction will appear in many different forms on your organic chemistry exams. My favorite is when you’re given a cyclic starting diene, or perhaps a bicyclic product and asked to find the starting diene and dienophile. In this video I show you how to¬†tackle these problems using my trick from video 1. […]

Diels Alder Reaction Mechanism and Product Trick Vid 1

The diels alder reaction can come in many forms. You’ll be faced with confusing reactants and complex products. The first step to mastering this reaction is to truly understand the diels alder mechanism and pattern. This video breaks down the reaction then shows you my trick for quickly identifying products from any reactant, and the […]