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Chiral or achiral molecule?

  1. Nov 20, 2008 #1
    Please help me find an asymmetric center


    There are 5 asymmetric centers in this molecule. I think I've managed to find 4 of them, but where is the last?
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2008
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  3. Nov 20, 2008 #2


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    Close to those you already have.

    Look for saturated carbons with one hydrogen attached.
  4. Nov 20, 2008 #3
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