how can the centre carbon be a chiral carbon? it has 2 of its valencies occupied by similar compounds.
Asked by Arushi Juyal13th November 2017, 9:59 PM
Answered by Expert
Here c3 carbon is the pseudo chiral carbon on the basis of R/S naming convention where R has greater priority than S.Now C3 has 4 different groups attached to it are First is Chlorine, second is (R) 1-chloroethyl group, third is (S) 1-chloroethyl and the lowest priority hydrogen.
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