Nitrates, Amino Acids, and Amides
Lecture no. 18 from the course: Foundations of Organic Chemistry
Taught by Professor Ron B. Davis Jr. | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Nitroglycerine, dynamite, TNT. What do these explosives have in common? They all contain highly reactive compounds that combine nitrogen and oxygen in organics. Look closely at these and other materials in this in-depth lecture on functional groups containing nitrogen and oxygen that covers everything from nitrate esters to trinitrotoluene to amino acids.