Question

An enantiomerically pure acid is treated with racemic mixture of an alcohol having one chiral carbon. The ester formed will be

Solution

Correct option is

Optically active mixture

If an enantiomerically pure acid is treated with racemic mixture of an alcohol having a chiral carbon, the product formed will be optically active mixture.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Keto form is more stable in

Q2

Enol form is more stable in

Q3

Which will form geometrical isomers?

Q4

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

Q5

Number of chiral centres in

Q6

Which of the following statements is not correct?

Q7

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

Q8

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

Q9

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

Q10

During the debromination of meso-dibromobutane, the major compound formed will be