Question

The number of enantiomers and meso forms of the compound. 

     

are respectively,

 

Solution

Correct option is

12, 4

Since, the compound can be divided into two equal halves and has five asymmetric carbon atoms, the number of enantiomers

        

            

        

         = 16 – 4  

         = 12 

Number of meso forms

        

        .

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Which of the following cycloalkanes involve maximum torsional strain?

Q2

The molecular formula of a saturated compound is C2H4Cl2. The formula permits the existence of two

Q3

Keto form is more stable in

Q4

Enol form is more stable in

Q5

Which will form geometrical isomers?

Q6

(+) and (–) forms of optically active compounds are different in

Q7

Number of chiral centres in

Q8

Which of the following statements is not correct?

Q9

The functional groups —OH, —COOH, —CHO, —OCH3 attached to a chiral carbon is in the preference order