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Course Name Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical
Course Code BP305P
Program B. Pharm. (Regular/ Lateral)
Semester Three
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


‘Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II – Practical’ is a course offered in the third semester of B. Pharm program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.


Course Duration: 4 Hours/Week

  1. Experiments involving laboratory techniques
    • Recrystallization
    • Steam distillation
  2. Determination of following oil values (including standardization of reagents)
    • Acid value
    • Saponification value
    • Iodine value
  3. Preparation of compounds
    • Benzanilide/Phenyl benzoate/Acetanilide from Aniline/ Phenol /Aniline by acylation reaction.
    • 2,4,6-Tribromo aniline/Para bromo acetanilide from Aniline/
    • Acetanilide by halogenation (Bromination) reaction.
    • 5-Nitro salicylic acid/Meta di nitro benzene from Salicylic acid / Nitro benzene by nitration reac- tion.
    • Benzoic acid from Benzyl chloride by oxidation reaction.
    • Benzoic acid/ Salicylic acid from alkyl benzoate/ alkyl salicylate by hydrolysis reaction.
    • 1-Phenyl azo-2-napthol from Aniline by diazotization and coupling reactions./
    • Benzil from Benzoin by oxidation reaction.
    • Dibenzal acetone from Benzaldehyde by Claison Schmidt reaction
    • Cinnammic acid from Benzaldehyde by Perkin reaction
    • P-Iodo benzoic acid from P-amino benzoic acid


Recommended Books (Latest Editions)

  1. Organic Chemistry byMorrison and Boyd
  2. Organic Chemistry by I.L. Finar , Volume-I
  3. Textbook of Organic Chemistry by B.S. Bahl & Arun Bahl.
  4. Organic Chemistry by P.L.Soni
  5. Practical Organic Chemistry byMann and Saunders.
  6. Vogel’s text book of Practical Organic Chemistry
  7. Advanced Practical organic chemistry by N.K.Vishnoi.
  8. Introduction to Organic Laboratory techniques by Pavia, Lampman and Kriz.

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