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Chapter 4 Outline

Enantiomers

(R) and (S) Nomenclature of Asymmetric Carbon Atoms

              Naming Chiral Centers: the R and S System

             Absolute Configuration: R-S Sequence Rules

Diastereomers

Different types of isomers

Physical Properties of Stereoisomers

Racemic Mixtures

Enantiomeric Excess and Optical Purity

Mixtures of Stereoisomers

Resolution of Enantiomers

Resolution of Racemates

Chirality of Biological molecules

Full Chapter Resources

Slide Presentations

        Powerpoint Presentation on Stereochemistry

          Colorful PPT Handout on Stereochemistry

          Full Treatment of Stereochemistry

Web Pages

        Entire Stereochemistry Chapter in HTML

WikiBooks Section on Chirality

Videos

Tutorial

        Chirality and Isomers Tutorial

          Stereochemistry Tutorial

Handouts

        Handy Supplemental Notes on Stereochemistry

Other Resources

        Flashcards

Practice Problems

        Stereochemistry Problems