Posts Tagged ‘Enol’

The conformation of carboxylic acids revealed.

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
No Gravatar

Following my conformational exploration of enols, here is one about a much more common molecule, a carboxylic acid.

(more…)

The conformation of enols: revealed and explained.

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
No Gravatar

Enols are simple compounds with an OH group as a substituent on a C=C double bond and with a very distinct conformational preference for the OH group. Here I take a look at this preference as revealed by crystal structures, with the theoretical explanation.

(more…)