They Mirror Each Other

a: Stereoisomer ~
b: a pair of hands

What: Molecular stereoisomers like 2 human hands opposing each other. One hand looks like the mirror of the other. If you don't believe this, put you hand up to a mirror. If it's your right hand, the image in the mirror will look like you left hand, at least in the orientation of the fingers. This is how stereo isomers "appear" to each other. Of course is reality there are not 2 molecules but billions in a given solution.

Writer: Lucretia
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 14 2013 6:12 PM

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