Oxidation of Alcohols to Aldehyde Ketone and Carboxylic Acid

Oxidation of Alcohols to Aldehyde Ketone and Carboxylic Acid Video by Leah4sci

Alcohols can be oxidized to aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids. The specific product will be┬ádetermined by the substitution of the starting alcohol, and the specific oxidizing reagent used in the reaction. This video will show you how to identify the oxidation products (or lack of) for primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols. We’ll look at the […]

Oxidation and Reduction of Alkenes and Alkynes

Alkenes & Alkynes Oxidation Reduction and Oxidative Cleavage Leah Fisch

This video takes you through the various oxidation and reduction reactions you’ve covered back in alkene and alkyne reactions. In this video we differentiate between redox reactions vs reactions that add oxygen/hydrogen without a net reduction. This video also compares different types of oxidative cleavage reactions using Ozonolysis and KMnO4 for terminal and internal alkenes […]

Introduction to Oxidation Reduction Reactions in Organic Chemistry

Oxidation and Reduction in Organic Chemistry Tutorial Video Series

Oxidation and Reduction reactions in organic chemistry are very different than the redox concepts covered in general chemistry. This video shows you how the same gen-chem concepts apply, while helping you analyze it from a molecular and organic chemistry reaction perspective. This video covers the logic, definitions, and tricks to look out for when identifying […]

Hydroboration Oxidation of Alkenes

hydroboration oxidation alkene reaction mechanism tutorial video

Hydroboration-oxidation is yet another alcohol yielding alkene reaction. However this reaction results in an alcohol adding to the less substituted carbon for an anti-Markovnikov product. The video below helps you understand the reactivity of Boron as well as the hydroboration and oxidation steps of the reaction mechanism. Watch this video on YouTube or read the […]

Orgo Oxidation Reduction Reactions Study Guide Cheat Sheet

oxidation reduction reactions cheat sheet preview

Oxidation and reduction reactions in organic chemistry can get very confusing very quickly due to the sheer volume of reaction types and chemical reagents involved. To help you keep track of these reactions and reagents I’ve put together the Oxidation/Reduction Study Guide Cheat Sheet Below.   This guide is the result of hours of work, […]

Alkyne Reactions Overview Cheat Sheet – Organic Chemistry

alkyne reactions cheat sheet summary for organic chemistry reactions

In response to the feedback for my alkene reaction cheat sheet I’ve compiled another organic chemistry reference sheet, this time for alkyne reactions. Do NOT simply use this guide to memorize reaction products. Instead use this guide as you study to ensure that you understand mechanisms and recognize reaction sequences. I spent nearly 2 hours […]