Stereoisomers that do not have a mirror image

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Unformatted text preview: t. Stereoisomers that do not have a mirror image relationship are diastereomers. An Example of Diastereomers To summarize, compare the cis and trans isomers of 2-butene. How are they related? They have the same connectivity, yet they are not superimposable; therefore, they are stereoisomers. However, they are not related as an object and its mirror image. Therefore, they are diastereomers. compare CH3 H3C CH3 and H3C cis-2-butene trans-2-butene isomer classification tests same connectivity therefore stereoisomers not superimposable not mirror images therefore diastereomers Isomers - A Flowchart Systematization Kurt Mislow, “On the Classification of Pairwise Relations Between Isomeric Structures,” Bull. So...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course CHEM 232 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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