Isomerism and conformation, Enantiomorphs, Diastereoisomers, mesoforms, racemic forms. Optical activity. Inductive an dresonance effect. Activation energy, free radical substitution reaction in alkanes. Aromacticity. Basic organic reactions e.g addition, free radicalelimination and condensation reaction etc.Fats and and oils, soaps and detergents. Amino acids proteins and carbohydrates. Test for functional groups. Use of simple techniques for purification e.g. recrystallization. Preparation of simple esters, aldehydes, ketones and amines. Hydrolysis of esters.

Level of Study: 200 Level