Lewis Structures

Lewis Structures Lewis structures of an atom denote the valence electrons of an atom by placing dots around the symbol of an atom. The Lewis structures of the compound involves the representation of symbols of …

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Enantiomers

Enantiomers Enantiomers are the optical isomers which are non-superimposable mirror images to each other. They are also known as chiral molecules. It possess identical physical properties except rotation of plane polarized light in different directions …

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Stereoisomers

Stereoisomers Stereoisomers are the type of isomers which have same molecular formula and connectivity but different arrangement of atoms in the space. These isomers are dissimilar from structural isomers, which were different in connection of …

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Diastereomers

Diastereomers Diastereomers are the type of stereoisomers which bears two or more chirality centers, it may not be a mirror image of its isomer. Such isomers that are not the mirror images of each other …

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Isoprene Rule

Isoprene Rule In 1887, German Chemist Otto Wallach introduced isoprene rule and mentioned that thermal decomposition of almost all the terpenoids produce isoprene as one of the products, and this led to suggestion that the …

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Terpenoids

Terpenoids Terpenoids are diverse, widespread and exceedingly numerous class of natural products constructed from five carbon building units (isoprene units). It is synonymously termed as terpenoids, terpenes and isoprenoids. There is no agreement on basic …

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