can the product obtained from SN2 mechanism be optically active or inactive

Asked by hussain shaikh | 14th Jun, 2011, 11:51: PM

Expert Answer:

If the substrate is optically active ,the substitutin product obtained as a result of SN2 reaction is also optically active and has the opposite effect on the plane polarised light.

Answered by  | 16th Jun, 2011, 10:39: AM

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