Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics

Published by John Wiley & Sons
ISBN 10: 111801040X
ISBN 13: 978-1-11801-040-2

Chapter 7 - Configurations - 7.3 Nomenclature - Problems - Page 148: 7.45



Work Step by Step

1. Name the compound by its substituents, parent, unsaturations and functional group: ** First identify the parental chain, and where you should start counting the carbons. - Substituents: 3-methyl - Parent: cyclohex - Unsaturations: an - Functional group: ol 2. Identify the double bonds and stereocenters. - No double bonds. - One stereocenter on the carbon 1, and other on the carbon 3. 3. Identify their configurations: - The carbon 1 is "R" : (1R) - The carbon 3 is also "R" : (3R) 4. Put all the parts together: (1R,3R)-3-methylcyclohexanol
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