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270224 VO Heterocyclic Chemistry and Drug Synthesis (2012W)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie

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Language: German

Examination dates



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Aims, contents and method of the course

Aromaticity of heterocyclic structures - Reactivity of aromatic heterocycles - Reaction mechanisms, ring closing reactions for the synthesis of important structure types (pyridines, quinolines, pyrroles, indoles, azoles, ...) - Modern (industrial) drug syntheses

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Heterocyclic structures can be found in drugs, dyes and numerous important industrial products. Aim of the lecture is to provide a basic understanding of aromatic heterocyclic chemistry. The discussion of various drug syntheses should consolidate the atteined basics as well as new and advanced synthetic methods will be provided.

Examination topics

Reading list

Vorlesungsskript, siehe auch www-Link; J.A. Joule and K. Mills "Hetereocyclic Chemistry"

Association in the course directory

OC-1; OC-2.

Last modified: We 19.08.2020 08:06