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Mon October 31, 2011 By: Ro$hn! Vasudevan
 

Sir...can you tell what is actual difference between chiral objects and enantiomers ??

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Mon October 31, 2011
The term chiral is used to describe an object that is non-superimposable on its mirror image. Normally when an atom has four different substituents, it is chiral. Enantiomer is a category of chiral compounds. When chiral compounds are mirror images of each other, they are known as enantiomers.
 
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