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In this tutorial, we will explore enantiomers, compounds that have the same composition and bonding but are fundamentally different because they are mirror images of each other (kind of like Tomax and Xamot--the Crimson Guard Commanders from GI Joe).
How to draw enantiomers
Cahn-Ingold-Prelog System for Naming Enantiomers
R,S (Cahn-Ingold-Prelog) Naming System Example 2
How to assign the configuration of a chirality center using the R,S system
How to assign a configuration to a chirality center using the R,S system
How to assign configurations to a molecule with two chirality centers
How optically active compounds rotate plane polarized light
How to calculate specific rotation and % enantiomeric excess
How to assign a configuration to a chirality center using a Fischer projection
How to assign configurations to chirality centers from a Fischer projection