Organic Reaction Mechanism, tutorial, Organic Mechanism, help

Welcome to Oxford University's Interactive Organic Mechanisms online tutorial.

This site will help chemistry students get to grips with drawing curly arrows as a form of mechanism representation, and give practice in the form of simple example mechanisms.

To run this site you will need the latest version of Macromedia Flash Player which can be obtained from the link below. Enjoy your experience. Flash Player Download

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Please choose which group of reactions you wish to work on:

Nucleophilic Substitution

SN1 Reactions

SN2 Reactions


E1 Reactions

E2 Reactions

Virtual Chemistry created, designed & maintained by Chloe Yu, Matthew Smith and Oliver Adcock, final year MChem research students in the Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford Copyright 2004-2005