An Introduction to Organic Chemistry

An Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Hi viewers: In this blog we discuss the very basis fundamental knowledges about An Introduction to Organic Chemistry. Organic chemistry is also known as carbon chemistry So Organic compound is also known as carbon compound   All carbon compounds are not organic compound like CO2 and CO   German scientist Wholer was able to produce organic compound from inorganic compound.  He first formed Urea CO(NH2)2 from ammonium cyanate NH4CNO.  He is regarded as father of Organic Chemistry   Catenation property Carbon can form a long chain by linking with each other.  It is a unique property of carbon   Properties of Organic Compound It must contain carbon atom They are covalent They have low boiling and melting point They are non-electrolyte Homologous series can be formed Isomers are formed   C2H6O  -----à  1.   C2H5OH (ethyl alcohol)     2.    CH3-O-CH3  (dimethyl ether)   Soluble in organic solvent   Classification of organic compound   It is broadly categorized into 1.  Open Chain Compound and 2.  Closed Chain Compound   Open Chain further classified into 1.  Saturated compound  eg. All paraffins or alkanes Unsaturated compound eg....
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