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Homework Help: Name this amine, including (R,S) stereochemistry

  1. Aug 5, 2012 #1
    grey=carbon; white=hydrogen; blue=nitrogen

    After assigning priorities, I concluded that the carbon attached directly to the nitrogen is an S enantiomer and the carbon attached directly to that carbon (the one not in a ring) is an R enantiomer.

    I decided to treat the benzene rings as substituents (phenyl groups). Thus, the longest carbon skeleton has three carbons. The carbon attached to the nitrogen is the number 1 carbon.

    I came up with the following name:

    (1S,2R)-1,2-diphenyl-1-propanamine

    Would you agree? Thanks.
     

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  3. Aug 6, 2012 #2

    chemisttree

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    I agree.
     
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