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Pseudo and pro chiral carbon

  1. Jul 5, 2009 #1
    i am trying to understand what a pseudochiral carbon is? please help
    thanks in advance
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  3. Jul 5, 2009 #2


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    Staff: Mentor

    Do you know the definition?
  4. Jul 5, 2009 #3


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    Yeah! What does your book say? :grumpy:

    Do know at least know what chiral means?
  5. Jul 5, 2009 #4
    i know what a chiral carbon is and also what chiral means but do not know wat a pseudo chiral carbon is.actually def. of pseudo chiral carbon is not there in our course book but it is mentioned in our syllabus and while attempting some questions from some practice book there was a ques that how many pseudochiralcarbons are there in the given molecule.but i am not knowing wat a pseudo chial carbon is
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  7. Jul 6, 2009 #6
    thanks wax for ur support
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