Fischer Projection Stereochemistry Finding R and S for Single and Multiple Chiral Centers

Fischer projection stereochemistry r s for single and multiple chiral centers (1)Finding chirality for a 2-dimensional Fischer projection can be tricky.
But it doesn’t have to be.
This video shows you how to prioritize and rank groups on a Fischer projection when you have one or more chiral center. This video also addresses chirality when group #4 (H) is not going down/into the page

(click to watch on YouTube. or catch the Video transcript here)

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This is video 2 of 5 in the Fischer projection tutorial video series. click for the entire series along with my practice quiz and cheat sheet. 

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  1. ramesh baby says:

    excellent explanation from india

  2. Sudharshan says:

    Awesome no words to say!

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