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Tue June 26, 2012 By:
 

What is Chirality? Plz xplain me in details....

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Wed June 27, 2012

A chiral molecule/object is a type of molecule/object that has a non-superposable mirror image e.g. the left hand is a non-superposable mirror image of the right hand. This causes chirality in molecules which ocurrs generally due to presence of an asymmetric carbon atom i.e. carbon atom attached to four different types of molecules.

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