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What's a stereocenter?

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:36 pm
by Chem_Mod
What's a stereocenter?

Re: What's a stereocenter?

Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:36 pm
by Chem_Mod
A stereocenter in organic chemistry is a carbon with four different atoms or groups of atoms attached to it.

Re: What's a stereocenter?

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:48 am
by RandallNeeDis3K
Do we need to know this for the final?

Re: What's a stereocenter?

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:21 am
by Shibhon_Shepard
if it is on the final, is it used as a concept question or something more than that?

Re: What's a stereocenter?

Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:10 pm
by Sreyes_1C
I am not sure but if it is on the final I doubt it'd be very important. As long as you remember that basic definition

Re: What's a stereocenter?

Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:21 pm
by Nick Lewis 4F
Is it only a stereocenter if all the atoms are different, or can 2 or more atoms be the same?