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Unformatted text preview: same covalent arrangement Different spatial arrangement Enantiomers Molecules are mirror images of each other Figure 4.7 Three types of isomers Geometric Isomer vs. Structural Isomer Enantiomers Dopamine L-dopa-effective against Parkinsons disease D-dopa-not effective against Parkinsons disease Thalidomide Used to treat morning sickness of pregnant women One version blatantly caused birth defects Other version harmless in purified form Turns harmful once digested and absorbed Functional Groups Section of molecule involved in chemical reaction Table 4.1 Functional Groups of Organic Compounds Figure 4.9 A comparison of functional groups of female (estradiol) and male (testosterone) sex hormones ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate)...
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