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Chirality

ChemieOrganische ChemieStereochemie

Chirality as basic principle of stereochemistry is explained in this learning unit.

Author

  • Dr. Uwe Höfker
  • Prof. Dr. Gregor Fels

Translators

  • Dr. Carsten Biele

Learning objective

  • What is chirality?
  • Chiral molecules.
  • Asymmetric carbon atoms.
  • Absolute configuration.
  • R,S system - CIP sequencing rules.

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

chirality, isomerism, enantiomer, configuration