Buchler Glossary

1,2-addition

1,2-addition is a type of organic chemical reaction that involves the addition of functional groups to the 1st and 2nd...

Aldol Reaction

The aldol reaction unites two carbonyl compounds to form a β-hydroxy-carbonyl product, where one carbonyl compound...

Alkylation

Alkylation is the introduction of an alkyl group into an organic compound by substitution or addition. The alkyl group...

Alkynylation

Alkynylation is an addition reaction in organic synthesis where a terminal alkyne adds to a carbonyl group to form an...

Allylsilylation

An Allylsilylation is performed between allylsilanes and aldehydes furnishes homo allyl alcohols. Using Cinchona...

Amination

Amination is the process by which an amine group is introduced into an organic molecule. This type of reaction is...

Aminohydroxylation

The Sharpless Aminohydroxylation allows the syn-selective preparation of 1,2-amino alcohols by reaction of alkenes...

Aromatic System

Any hydrocarbon or heterocycle with 4n+2 electrons in a fully conjugated cyclic π system is considered to be an...

Arylation

Any reaction that involves the addition of one or more aryl groups. Examples for arylations are Cross Coupling...

Azidation

Azidation is any reaction that results in the formation of an azide.