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Stereoisomers of Cyclic Compounds

ChemieOrganische ChemieStereochemie

This learning unit describes the specific characteristics of chiral, cyclic compounds.


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


  • Dr. Carsten Biele

Learning objective

  • Appearance of stereoisomers in cyclic compounds.
  • Cyclic molecules with several chirality centers and meso compounds.

Important Keywords in this Learning Unit

isomerism, chirality, enantiomer