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)

One Stereogenic Centre
Self-study questions
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Index


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

#Line drawingStereogenic carbon
Comments
3-D model
1C2
2C2
3C2
4C2 of alkyl

Note that either
chain or both
could have
stereogenic centres

5C2
6C3
7C3
8C3 of alkanoate >
9C1

See that this carbon
has 4 different groups
attached by following
round the ring

10C1

Similar to #9

Questions
Review: Detecting Chirality: One Stereogenic Centre

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