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The Familiar Key Step at the Heart Of (Almost) All Alcohol Oxidation Reactions

Posted by Daljit on 1/8/18 7:08 PM

When I was learning organic chemistry, I remember the reagents for oxidation reactions completely driving me bonkers!

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Organic Chemistry: This Subject Gives You Alkynes of Trouble!

Posted by Daljit on 10/27/17 4:39 PM

Although some people genuinely enjoy it, organic chemistry is stigmatized as the bane of every science major's curriculum. Before you actually take one or two courses in this subject, the horror stories that you've heard from those who have already taken these courses fill you with anxiety and leave you fearing the unknown. I'm not going to sugar coat it: organic chemistry is difficult but not impossible. As long as you devote enough time to study for the exams and figure out an effective study system (I used flashcards), you will be fine when it's all said and done. If you have ever taken an organic chemistry class or if you are currently taking one now, you know that there are feelings and experiences that only a past, or current, organic chemistry student understands.

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