Newman Projection Stereochemistry R & S Trick

Newman Projection Stereochemistry Finding R and S configurations by Leah FischChirality/Stereochemistry Video Series: Video 7
Finding R and S configurations for non-traditional molecules can be somewhat tricky. This video teaches you how to quickly find configurations of molecules presented in a Newman Projection. Learn how to view the molecule and quickly assign priority WITHOUT the need to redraw into a sawhorse projection.

(Watch on YouTube: Newman. Click cc on bottom right for video transcription.)

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This is Video 7 in the Chirality/Stereochemistry Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series.

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