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CH4033 Heterocyclics & Drugs

  • Identify the approaches that are required for the synthesis of complex heterocyclic molecules.
  • Apply effective retroshynthetic analysis and determine the most appropriate strategic bond disconnections.
  • Recognise and explain the limitations of various reagents when they are applied on an industrial scale.
  • Recognise the requirement for production of chiral drug molecules as single enantiomers, where necessary.
  • Outline the contribution made to the Irish economy by the synthesis of some of the drugs discussed.
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