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Chemistry/Biotechnology Tutorial IV(0.5 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Exercise
Course Name : Chemistry
Starts 1 : 4 Autumn Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Compulsory
Lecturer : Faculty of Chemistry  

•Course Purpose
The purpose of the course is to gain essential knowledge of organic chemistry through classroom discussions and reports. At the end of the course, participants are expected to acquire the foundation of applied and comprehensive skills required for future professional research

•Prerequisite Subjects
Organic Chemistry 1-5 and chemistry tutorial 3.

•Course Topics
(Topics for students in Applied Chemistry Course)
1. Reactions of Alcohols and the Chemistry of Ethers
2. Aldehydes and Ketones: Additions to Carbonyl Group
3. Enols, Enolates, and the Aldol Condensation
4. Ester Enolates and the Claisen Condensation
5. Carboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
6. Amines and Their Derivatives: Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen
7. Chemistry of Benzene Substituents: Alkylbenzenes, Phenols, and Anilines
8. Heterocycles: Heteroatoms in Cyclic Organic Compounds
9. Amino Acids, Peptides, Proteins, and Nucleic Acids: Nitrogen-Containing Polymers in Nature
10. Carbohydrates: Polyfunctional Compounds in Nature

Textbooks are not specified, but the required documents describing the assignments will be distributed during the guidance.

•Additional Reading
Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function 6th ed.
K.Peter C. Vollhardt, Neil E. Schore

•Grade Assessment
Grades will be evaluated based on participation, reports, oral exam and/or final examination.
Credits will be awarded to those students who score 60 or more.

It is desirable to take the following courses, but you can take this course even if you have not taken them.

Organic Chemistry 1-5 and chemistry tutorial 3.

•Contacting Faculty
Contact address: 
Kosuke OKI  oki[at]
Masatoshi SHIBUYA  m-shibu[at]


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