Academic Year 2018/2019 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff: Rosa Maria TOSCANO
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: CHIM/06 - Organic chemistry
Taught classes: 42 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

To provide some of the fundamental principles of physical organic chemistry, to design and synthesize supramolecular architectures and catalysts

Course Structure


Detailed Course Content

Non covalent binding forces. p Effects. The hydrophobic effect. Complementarity and preorganization. Design of supramolecular architectures. Molecular Capsules. Catenanes, Rotaxanes, Pseudorotaxanes.Chemical and Enzymatic catalysis. Enzymatic Inhibitors.

Textbook Information

1) Class notes (Slides)

2) Eri V. Anslyn, Dennis A.Dougherty “Modern Physical Organic Chemistry" University Science Books, 2006