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Q: Organic Chemistry-Carbohydrate ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Organic Chemistry-Carbohydrate
Category: Science > Chemistry
Asked by: aesl1984-ga
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Posted: 17 Mar 2006 11:38 PST
Expires: 23 Mar 2006 17:28 PST
Question ID: 708481
Assign an R or S configuration to each sterogenic centre in L-Sorbose.
Name sorbose systematically

Clarification of Question by aesl1984-ga on 17 Mar 2006 11:57 PST
it should read "stereogenic" centre
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Subject: Re: Organic Chemistry-Carbohydrate
From: gtdamico-ga on 20 Mar 2006 14:31 PST
yes, i believe it should be stereogenic...most likely a common misprint.
Subject: Re: Organic Chemistry-Carbohydrate
From: gtdamico-ga on 20 Mar 2006 14:45 PST
o    -OH (R)
         /   \-          -OH
         |   |   -     -
        -\   /-     -
       -    -   -
      -     -     -
     OH(S)  -       OH(S)
           OH (R)

here's the structure, so maybe you can get it from here

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