Chapter 5 - cyclic and acyclic How to interchange between...

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Chemistry 241 Spring 2010 Mike Holden What I Need to Know, Chapter 5 I am responsible for material in sections: 5.2 – 5.11, 5.12A, 5.12E, 5.13 I am responsible for understanding the following topics: How to assign (R) & (S) descriptors for stereogenic centers How to determine whether two structures are enantiomers, diastereomers, or meso compounds How to draw reasonable representations of stereogenic carbon atoms, both
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Unformatted text preview: cyclic and acyclic How to interchange between (R) & (S) by switching two substituents on the stereogenic carbon The basics of polarimetry The similarities/differences in physical attributes between enantiomers/diastereomers I am responsible for the following end-of-chapter questions: 34, 37, 39, 41, 43, 44, 47, 52, 53, 58...
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