Title of Term Paper:
“Different types of Concerted Reactions and Mechanisms: Applications in Synthesis of
Important Classes of Organic Compounds”
Format for Report:
4. Methods/Approaches/Examples/Illustrations of (a) Different classes of compounds,
including structures & nomenclature, (b) specific chemical reactions, (c) mechanisms, (d)
kinetics/thermodynamics, (e) Applications & impacts in society.
5. Data & Results
Requirements: Minimum of Six typed Pages Plus recent References/Citations in ACS
(American Chemical Society) Format, Figures and Data Tables; including spectroscopic
properties, Times New Roman, 12 Point Font, double space.
Note: I have uploaded two potentially valuable articles in the Information Menu of BB as
(a) Marjorie C. Caserio: Reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry: Concerted reactions J.
Chem. Educ. 1971, 48, 12, 782
(b) Pericyclic Reactions of MSU Chemistry Department