constitutional isomers

Regioselectivity In The Diels-Alder Reaction

Regioselectivity In The Diels-Alder Reaction

November 5, 2018

The Diels-Alder is an onion, and we just keep peeling back the layers. Today’s post is about regioselectivity in the Diels-Alder. Quick summary: “Regioselectivity” In The Diels-Alder Reaction So far …

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Classification of Isomers: Constitutional Isomers, Stereoisomers, Enantiomers, and Diastereomers

Classification of Isomers: Constitutional Isomers, Stereoisomers, Enantiomers, and Diastereomers

September 10, 2018

“How Are We Related, Again?”  A few weeks ago, at a family reunion in Ontario,  I introduced my relatives to the joy of liquid nitrogen ice cream. My cousins were there, as were many of their children. S…

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On Cats, Part 6: Stereocenters

On Cats, Part 6: Stereocenters

December 15, 2010

Let’s recap what we’ve talked about so far. Sawhorse cat and Freaky Sawhorse cat are constitutional isocats. But Freaky Sawhorse Cat has a mirror image of himself crawling around somewhere – a cat t…

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On Cats, Part 4: Enantiocats

On Cats, Part 4: Enantiocats

November 29, 2010

A few weeks ago we moved away from our old neighborhood where I first saw Sawhorse Cat. However a few days ago my friend Walter (who knows I like pictures of cats) told me he thought he saw him hanging around the old …

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