How many carbon atoms in the molecule HOOC—(CHOH)2—COOH are asymmetric?
A carbon atom which is attached by four different group is called an asymmetric carbon atom or chiral centre. HOOC(CHOH)2COOH has two asymmetric carbon atom.
The functional groups —OH, —COOH, —CHO, —OCH3 attached to a chiral carbon is in the preference order
Which of the following statements is/are incorrect for D-(+)-glyceraldehyde?
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
An enantiomerically pure acid is treated with racemic mixture of an alcohol having one chiral carbon. The ester formed will be
During the debromination of meso-dibromobutane, the major compound formed will be
At room temperature the eclipsed and the staggered forms of ethane cannot be isolated because
The most unstable configuration of cyclohexane is
The type of isomerism shown by 6, 6-disitrodiphenic acid is
Meso-tartaric acid is optically inactive due to the presence of
Racemic modification can be resolved by