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Synthesis Explorer face-lift is here!

Synthesis Explorer, the curriculum-focused resource to help study organic chemistry reactions, has had a face-lift and some exciting additions! It was originally designed to be used by teachers and students to introduce, explore and revise organic chemistry in an interactive and dynamic format. Features include:

  • an intuitive interface to access hundreds of compounds and reactions;
  • synthetic pathways on an interactive canvas;
  • a wide range of reactants, products and details of reaction conditions and reagents; and
  • physical, structural and spectral data for each compound.
On top of all this, users can now arrive directly at the canvas to explore the compounds and reactions, or head to the quizzes section to be tested on reaction products, reaction conditions, physical properties, infrared spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, 1H NMR and 13C NMR (phew!). These questions use the information on the canvas and the physical, structural and spectral data to answer the questions and to get a feel for the depth of information that is available on Synthesis Explorer.

More substances and routes have also been added to the planner, making it relevant to A-Level and beyond! We also include links to the substance pages in Learn Chemistry and Mechanism Inspector, giving more links to closely related chemistry.

Have an explore of the new site and let us know what you think, it’s been a long time in the making!
(PS Look out for new Mechanism Inspector updates soon!)
Posted by Alexandra Kersting on Jun 5, 2013 4:41 PM Europe/London

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