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Simple Ochem Question.

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Clancyp, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Clancyp

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    This may be a redundant question, but if a molecule is meso and contains 3 sterioisomers, are the two non-meso steriosomers optically active, and if so they are enatomers of each other correct?
     
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    Using 2,4-dibromopentane as an example, yes. It has only 3 stereoisomers and 1 is the meso, the other 2 are optically active and are enantiomers of each other.
     
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    Thank you. 10 Clancy bucks for you.
     
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