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Unformatted text preview: R/S – absolute configuration o Assign priorities to all the atoms coming off the chiral carbon one atom at a time o 1 2 3 4 H Br Based on Mass, not electronegativity • The heaviest atom is given priority #1 o If there’s a tie, go out one more atom o Then, make sure your lowest priority atom is facing away from you o Make a circle from 1 to 2 to 3...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course CHEM 301 taught by Professor Sahli during the Spring '07 term at VCU.
- Spring '07