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Organic Lecture Series 1 CH 310/318 M LECTURE 7 Textbook Assignment: Chapter 3- Begin Today’s Topics: Chirality Chirality & & Configurational Configurational Isomers Isomers Notice & Announcements: Organic Lecture Series 2 Stereoisomerism Stereoisomerism and and Chirality Chirality Chapter 3
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Organic Lecture Series 3 • Isomers: Isomers: Different compounds with the same molecular formula. • Constitutional isomers: Constitutional isomers: Isomers with a different connectivity. • Stereoisomers Stereoisomers : Isomers with the same connectivity but a different orientation of their atoms in space. Isomers Isomers Organic Lecture Series 4 • Chiral Chiral : From the Greek, cheir , hand – an object that is not superposable on its mirror image. • Achiral Achiral : An object that lacks chirality; one that lacks handedness. – An achiral object has at least one element of symmetry. Chirality Chirality
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Organic Lecture Series 5 – An achiral object has at least one element of symmetry: – Plane of symmetry: Plane of symmetry: An imaginary plane passing through an object dividing it so that one half is the mirror image of the other half.
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