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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about alcohols in chemistry for a standard science course. Topics covered include:
- Reaction and conversion of alcohol to alkyl halide
- Definition, reaction and mechanism of alcohol alkylation
- Function, mechanism and pathway of alcohol dehydrogenase
- Mechanism and function of alcohol dehydrogenase in yeast
1. Alcohol to Alkyl Halide: Preparation, Reaction & Conversion
Alcohols cannot typically undergo substitution reactions. In this lesson, we will learn how alcohols are prepared to undergo a substitution reaction and convert into alkyl halides.
2. Alcohol Alkylation: Definition, Reaction & Mechanism
The primary focal point of this lesson is alcohol alkylation. We'll discuss the definition and specific reactions and then take a look at how the reaction occurs via its mechanism.
3. What is Alcohol Dehydrogenase? - Definition & Function
In this lesson, we'll be learning about the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase. We'll learn what this enzyme is and its role in ethanol and methanol metabolism, as well as how different variants affect alcohol metabolism.
4. Alcohol Dehydrogenase: Mechanism & Pathway
Alcohol dehydrogenase is the first step the body uses to breakdown alcohol. In this lesson we will learn how this reaction occurs, where it occurs in the body, and what the products of the reaction are used for.
5. Alcohol Dehydrogenase in Yeast: Function & Mechanism
Yeasts utilize the alcohol dehydrogenase enzyme to further product energy. In this lesson we will learn how this reaction proceeds and how the reaction is utilized.
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- Compounds of Silver
- Compounds of Aluminum
- Compounds of Ammonia
- Compounds of Iron
- Compounds of Copper
- Silicon & Silicon-Based Compounds
- Allotropy Overview & Common Allotropes
- Non-Aromatic Compounds Overview
- Basic Hydrocarbons
- Overview of Aldol & Aldolase
- Oxidation Overview