Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 5 - Stereochemistry at Tetrahedral Centers - Problem - Page 130: 12


The chirality centre is the carbon attach to the nitrogen and carbonyl group. It is an s formation.

Work Step by Step

The priority atom is the nitrogen and the second highest priority is the carbon attach to the carbonyl group. To get from the nitrogen to the carbon attach to the carbonyl group, we must go left / counterclockwise and thus it is s formation.
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