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Title of Term Paper:

“Different types of Concerted Reactions and Mechanisms: Applications in Synthesis of 

Important Classes of Organic Compounds”

Format for Report:

1. Goals

2. Objectives

3. Background

4. Methods/Approaches/Examples/Illustrations of (a) Different classes of compounds, 

including structures & nomenclature, (b) specific chemical reactions, (c) mechanisms, (d)

kinetics/thermodynamics, (e) Applications & impacts in society.

5. Data & Results

6. Conclusions

7. References

Requirements:  Minimum of Six typed Pages Plus recent References/Citations in ACS 

(American Chemical Society) Format, Figures and Data Tables; including spectroscopic 

properties, Times New Roman, 12 Point Font, double space.

Note:  I have uploaded two potentially valuable articles in the Information Menu of BB as 


(a)          Marjorie C. Caserio: Reaction mechanisms in organic chemistry: Concerted reactions J. 

Chem. Educ. 1971, 48, 12, 782

(b)          Pericyclic Reactions of MSU Chemistry Department