DepartmentChemistry & Biochemistry
Course CodeCHEM 3351
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CHEM 3351 (100), Fall 2016
Second Hour Exam
October 18, 2016
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Partial Periodic Table
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1 (20 pts) a) For each molecule below, carefully give the configuration of each tetrahedral stereocenter using
the R/S stereochemical descriptor system.
b) All of the following pairs of molecules (in each box) are isomers. For each of these pairs of molecules,
describe their relationship using the standard organic pairwise descriptors for isomers (homomers,
enantiomers, diastereomers, constitutional isomers). Put your answers just below the structures in the same
c) Nalfon, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, has the
structure given at right - not showing stereochemistry.
The active drug has the (S) configuration.
Carefully draw the structure of (S)-Nalfon in the box,
showing stereochemistry. Use the "Wedges and Dashes"
method for showing the stereochemistry, as I did in the
structures in parts a) and b) above.
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