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Unformatted text preview: Geometric isomers have different arrangements about double bonds. – Cis and Trans isomers 4. What are enantiomers? Give an example of an enantiomer that is important in human health. Enantiomers vary in spatial arrangement around an asymmetric carbon (mirror images) 5. Where are functional groups found and why are they important? What are six functional groups that are important in organic molecules? The components or organic molecules that are most commonly involved in chemical reactions are known as functional groups. 6 groups: Hydroxyl, Carbonyl, Carboxyl, Amino, Sulfhydryl, Phosphate...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2010 for the course BIOL 1201 taught by Professor Wishtichusen during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07