Problem: Select all of the chirality centers in the structure. A selected atom will turn green.

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We’re being asked to select all of the chirality centers in the structure in the given molecule.



Recall that a stereocenter is an atom that creates stereoisomers after swapping groups. There are two types of stereocenter:

Chiral center: an atom with 4 different substituents

Trigonal center: a double bond capable of forming E/Z isomers


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Select all of the chirality centers in the structure. A selected atom will turn green.

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