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Science - Chemistry 2 & 3 - Organic & Analytical Chemistry: Assignment: Exercise 2

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Exercise 2a: SciFinder & Reaxys (draw a structure)

2 a. Draw a Chemical Structure.

Make use of one of the two databases for this exercise:

Access to SciFinder Database

Select one compound and DRAW its structure.

Retrieve the structure References, click on  "Export" , “save” the reference and print only the first 2 pages.

  • Morphine 
  • Nicotine
  • Cocaine
  • Quinine
  • Codeine
  • Aspirin
  • Caffeine

Structures for Exercise 2a

Exercise 2b: SciFinder (search for references)

2 b. Search SciFinder for a References on a Research Topic

Search SciFinder  for 10 references containing ONE of the following terms / keyword.

The terms must appear in the TITLE of the reference as “entered”

  • Aluminium chloride
  • Williamson ether synthesis
  • Perkin reaction
  • Wittig reaction

Help Tips:

  • Select the references
  • "Save as" and
  • Print

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