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R And S Confrigation

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by mindblowing, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. mindblowing

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    can someone plaese explain R and S ?
    i am really confuse about it?
     
  2. Orgodox

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    R and S simply refer to the spacial arrangement around the central atom. It it just a way to refer to it so we can visualize the same thing it doesnt actually mean light will be rotated + or - or anything like that. Maybe this link will explain it if not just do a search on google to read about it
    http://www.chem.uic.edu/web1/OCOL-II/WIN/STEREO/F13.HTM
     

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