Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

Dave Woodcock,
Associate Professor Emeritus UBC (Okanagan)
©1996,2000, 2008

7. Stereochemistry (iii)
Chirality

II. Detecting Chirality in Molecules (i)

More than One Chirality Centre
Self-study questions
Answers

Index


Each of the following compounds contains one chirality centre. State at which carbon the chirality centre exists.

# Line drawing 3-D model
Chirality centres are yellow
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Review: More than One Chirality Centre

IIf you need to learn about drawing three dimensional structures on paper:

If you already know about wedges, sawhorses, Newman projections and Fischer projections:
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