Archive for category Isomers, Enantiomers and Chiral Carbon

Enantiomers

Enantiomers are mirror image molecules which have different effect. For example spearmint and caroway are enantiomers.

Stereoisomers

Chiral Carbon

A Chiral Carbon is one which does not exhibit symmetry. For more information and a test see:

http://www2.vuw.ac.nz/staff/paul_teesdale-spittle/organic/chiral_web/main.htm