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Doing a Minor Presentation of Parity/Chirality 
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Nov1412, 11:00 PM

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Hello all.
I'm doing a small presentation on Chirality in my Chemistry class. As the teacher knows I'm really more of a physics/math kid, he said it was okay if I did my presentation on chirality in physics instead of the molecular stuff most people are doing. I knew a bunch before, and I've done some research since, but I was hoping you guys could tell me whether the gist of my 'presentation' is accurate enough. Here it is, and this is the shortened version of course: In general I want to make sure that a) I'm on target and b) I'm not oversimplifying. Thanks for reading, and hopefully for helping me. 


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Nov1512, 01:36 AM

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The link between chemical and physical definition of chirality is not so straightforward.
Maybe the following article is interesting to you: http://qjmed.oxfordjournals.org/cont...2/793.full.pdf 


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Nov1512, 08:22 PM

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As for the rest of my little blurb, would it be within reason to say more or less what I'd said previously, but instead of ending where I did talk about some of the ways molecular Chirality plays a part in molecular formation? 


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Nov1612, 01:52 AM

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Doing a Minor Presentation of Parity/Chirality



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