Organic Chemistry/Chirality/Enantiomers

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Enantiomers[edit | edit source]

Main article: Chirality

In chemistry, two stereoisomers are said to be enantiomers if they are mirror images of each other. Much as a left and right hand are different but one is the mirror image of the other, enantiomers are stereoisomers whose molecules are nonsuperposable mirror images of each other.

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