PHAR 262 Pharm. Org. Chem. II

PHAR 262 Pharm. Org. Chem. II

Department offering the course: Pharmaceutical Sciences    
Level [Semester]    First [Spring]    

Basic Information

Total Credit Hours: 3
Lecture: 2
Practical: 2

                        
Professional Information
Course Description:
The course discusses basic knowledge of different organic functional groups including aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives. An attention is given to nitrogenous compounds, phenols, alicyclic compounds and their applications in basic synthetic methods used in pharmaceutical industry.

Overall aims:
The prime objective of this course is to provide students with the basic knowledge in the field of mechanistic organic chemistry with overall view of the applicable basic synthetic methods in drug industry. The course aims also to enlighten the students with the physical and chemical characters of the different organic functional groups which is profoundly helpful in solving problems in pharmaceutical industry. The students will be able to apply the acquired basic knowledge in organic chemistry in designing methods for drug synthesis. Furthermore, the students will acquire skills to give a proper nomenclature for organic compounds with special reference to drugs. The students will be able to identify organic compounds of different nature. An important objective of the course is to enable students to employ available resources to the greatest benefit.

Pre-requisite: PHAR 252


Time Table:

Lecture :    Tuesday 8-10 am    Thursday 8-10 am    
Lab :    Monday 8 am-4 pm         
Office Hours:    Thursday 10-12 am        

Assessment  Methods:
- Mid-term written examination
- Practical Examinations
- Final written examination

List of References
- Textbook of Organic Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Wilson and Gisvold's, 11th Ed.,  Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.
- Organic Chemistry ,T. W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. Fryhle, 9th Ed., N.Y.:     John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006.
- Organic Chemistry, T. W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. Fryhle, 8th Ed., N.Y.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.
- March's Advanced Organic Chemistry,: Reactions, Mechanisms, And Structure, Michael B. Smith and Jerry
- March, 6th Ed., New Jersey : John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2007.
- Organic Chemistry, John McMurry, 7th Ed., Australia : Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2008.

Further reading:
Textbook of Organic Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Wilson and Gisvold's, 12th Ed., International Edition, Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.