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Optical isomers and cis en-en

  1. Jul 7, 2012 #1
    Hello, I am wondering...

    If you have two ethylenediamines (en) oriented in a cis en-en fashion, will they always have an optical isomer? I have not found a case yet where they do, and it would probably save time to assume optically active in an environment presseed for time (such as on a test) Thanks.
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  3. Jul 10, 2012 #2


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