Identify each chiral molecule among those shown below


Identify each chiral molecule among those shown below.

Chiral molecule

The carbon molecule which has all the bonds made with different atoms or functional groups, so that it does rotate the plane polarised light in d- or l- rotatory fashion are said to chiral centers.

For a molecule to be chiral, the Plane of symmetry must not be present in it.

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The molecules in which plane of symmetry is present are known as chiral molecules.

To identify whether the given molecules are chiral or achiral, we...

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Stereocenter vs. Chiral Center


Chapter 14 / Lesson 2

What is a stereogenic center? What is a chiral center? Learn the differences between a stereocenter and a chiral center and how to identify them.

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