Question

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect for D-(+)-glyceraldehyde?

Solution

Correct option is

The symbol D indicates that hydrogen atom lies right to the chiral centre in the Fischer projection diagram.    

Fischer projection can be manipulated by rotating a group of any three ligands in clockwise (D) or anticlockwise (L) direction, the fourth ligand does not change its position.

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

Q10

The specific rotation of a pure enantiomer is + 16o. Its observed rotation if it is isolated from a reaction with 25% recemisation and 75% retention is