ChemTalk

Author: Tobias Ziemke

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What is Atomic Number?

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn about atomic number, its definition, its usefulness in categorizing elements, and its history as a theory in

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Keto Enol Tautomerization

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn about keto enol tautomerization, including the meaning of “tautomerization,” trends in enol stability, and important mechanisms under

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Steady State Approximation

Core Concepts In this article, you will learn about the steady state approximation, an important tool in understanding the kinetics of consecutive reactions. Topics Covered

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Alkynes – What are they?

Core Concepts In this organic chemistry tutorial, you will learn about alkynes, including their structure, their reactions, some quick facts, and some notable examples. Topics

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Diels-Alder Reaction

Core Concepts In this organic chemistry tutorial, you will learn the basics of the Diels-Alder reaction, including the chemistry of its products and reactants, its

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Carboxylic Acid Functional Group

The carboxylic acid is a common functional group in many organic molecules and biomolecules. This article describes the basics of the carboxylic acid functional group, as well as some of its reactions and chemical effect.

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Aldol Condensation Reaction

Core Concepts In this organic chemistry tutorial, you will learn the basics of the aldol condensation reaction, its mechanisms, the enol intermediate, and the Claisen

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