Chapter 2 - covalent bond-conformation stability determined...

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Chapter 2 Element Number of Covalent Bonds H 1 C 4 O 2 N 3 S 2 P 5 = is 2 bonds, = is 3 bonds Structure Molecular identity -Structures are interconnected by making and breaking covalent bonds -Structural interconversions are catalyzed by special bonds Molecular shape -conformations of a given molecular structure are interconverted by rotation of a single
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Unformatted text preview: covalent bond-conformation stability determined by thermal energy chiral centers-4 different “things” or groups connected to a central carbon -2 different forms of all chirals...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course MOLECULAR 20A taught by Professor Dalbey during the Winter '09 term at UCSC.

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