solvents, fuels, etc.
sweet, fruity odors
first chemist to make organic compounds in laboratory
compounds with the same molecular formula, but different structural formula
enantiomers; non super imposable mirror images; different spatial arrangements
cis-trans isomers; compounds that are identical in the arrangement of their covalent bonds but different in the spatial arrangement of atoms or groups of atoms
rotates to the right
rotates to the left
50% dextrorotatory and 50% levororotatory
no carbon double bonds
carbon double/triple bond
break the carbon double bond
form the carbon double bond
replace "free radical" with a different "free radical"
CnHn; stable compounds that form substitution reactions
makes an ester
Greek word for hand; makes the molecule eligible for optical isomerism; carbon with 4 different atoms/groups bound to it
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