CHEM 12B – Organic Chemistry

5 Units

3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory (GR). Prerequisite: CHEM 12A. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Reactions of functional groups and interactions of polyfunctional compounds, infrared spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrometry, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy. Introduction to biochemistry: Lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids. Laboratory work: Reactions, purifi cation methods, measurements, multistep syntheses, qualitative analysis, use of instrumentation.

(Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)