How to change cyclohexane from one chair to other?

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How to change cyclohexane from one chair to other?

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:23 am

How do you do a chair flip for cyclohexane?

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Re: How to change cyclohexane from one chair to other?

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:23 am

Build a model of cyclohexane in a chair conformation. Then hold the C pointing down and push it up; and the C that was originally pointing up, push it down.

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Re: How to change cyclohexane from one chair to other?

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:29 am

When undergoing a chair flip, the hydrogens that were once axial up became equatorial up. And the hydrogens that were axial down became equatorial down, and vice versa.
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