MWF_8 - Organic Lecture Series CH 310/318 M Textbook...

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Organic Lecture Series 1 CH 310/318 M LECTURE 8 Textbook Assignment: Chapter 3 Today’s Topics: Stereochemistry Stereochemistry -Introduction Introduction Notice & Announcements: Problem Set 2 posted- Health Professions Seminar (Today, WEL 1.316): Tyler Goldberg, MD Orthopedic Surgeon Lisa Hansard, MD Infertility Specialist Organic Lecture Series 2 Stereoisomerism Stereoisomerism and and Chirality Chirality Chapter 3
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Organic Lecture Series 3 The most common (but not the only) cause of chirality in organic molecules is a tetrahedral atom, most commonly carbon, bonded to four different groups. • A carbon with four different groups bonded to it is called a chiral chiral center. center. – All chiral centers are stereocenters, but not all stereocenters are chiral centers. Enantiomers Enantiomers : Stereoisomers that are nonsuperposable mirror images. – Refers to the relationship between pairs of objects. Stereocenter Stereocenter Organic Lecture Series 4 A compound with A compound with 4 different
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