SE is designed to help student chemists plan synthetic routes and study key organic chemistry reactions. It can be used by teachers and students to introduce, explore and revise organic chemistry. Features include:
Spectral data is especially useful when illustrating reaction schemes which involve a change in functional group and reflects the increasing requirements for understanding spectroscopic data in the current post-16 specifications.
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Embedding SE into an external website
You can embed SE with synthetic routes pre-loaded into your lesson plans, by simply adding one line of HTML code to your web page:
Adding compounds to the URL
Up to six compounds may be added in the form of a valid systematic name, CAS identifier or ChemSpider ID. So long as these compounds are in the SE database, they will load and any synthetic pathways that exist between the compounds will be displayed.
For example, adding:
loads butanone and butan-2-ol; and
loads butanone, butan-2-ol and 2-chlorobutane.
Displaying compound data
You can also choose what, if anything, to display in the right-hand data panel:
loads butanone with its spectra displayed.