Enantiomers

10 videos
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).

Drawing enantiomers

VIDEO 9:30 minutes
How to draw enantiomers

Cahn-Ingold-Prelog system for naming enantiomers

VIDEO 11:02 minutes
Cahn-Ingold-Prelog System for Naming Enantiomers

R,S (Cahn-Ingold-Prelog) naming system example 2

VIDEO 11:08 minutes
R,S (Cahn-Ingold-Prelog) Naming System Example 2

R,S system

VIDEO 9:47 minutes
How to assign the configuration of a chirality center using the R,S system

R,S system practice

VIDEO 8:44 minutes
How to assign a configuration to a chirality center using the R,S system

More R,S practice

VIDEO 8:21 minutes
How to assign configurations to a molecule with two chirality centers

Optical activity

VIDEO 9:02 minutes
How optically active compounds rotate plane polarized light

Optical activity calculations

VIDEO 8:03 minutes
How to calculate specific rotation and % enantiomeric excess

Fischer projection introduction

VIDEO 9:27 minutes
How to assign a configuration to a chirality center using a Fischer projection

Fischer projection practice

VIDEO 8:55 minutes
How to assign configurations to chirality centers from a Fischer projection