1.3: Case Study
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Chapter 1: Key Elements of Green Chemistry - Review Assignment
1.Why should the focus be on minimizing waste, rather than preventing all waste entirely?
2.Using lysergic acid as a starting point, indicate the general type of chemistry (you can indicate in your own words what is happening) that would need to occur in order for the epimerization of lysergic and L-lysergic acid to occur shown below in Figure A.
3.How does too much salt in a human’s diet contribute to high blood pressure?
4.What are two known chemical mechanisms (reactions) that enzymes can pursue for bonding to 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal?
5.What is green chemistry?
6.Summarize the takeaways from the Leblanc case study.