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Stereochemistry

Historical Development, Fundamentals Of Stereochemistry, Stereoisomers, Symmetry And Handedness, Chiral Molecules, Determination Of Stereochemical Properties

Stereochemistry is the study of the three dimensional shape of molecules and the effects of shape upon the properties of molecules. The term stereochemistry is derived from the Greek word stereos, which means solid.


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