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Nikita Sharma posted an Question
July 16, 2022 • 13:04 pm 30 points
  • CSIR NET
  • Chemical Sciences

Conversion of propanoic acid into equal amount of d-and-lactic acid known as a) asymmetric synthesis b non hsymmetric synthesis symnmetric synthesis d) none of

Conversion of propanoic acId into equal amount of D-and-LactiC acid known as A) Asymmetric synthesis B Non HSymmetric Synthesis Symnmetric synthesis D) None of the above A

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    Shabir ahmad bhat Best Answer

    the formation of unequal amount of two stereoisomers is known as asymmetric synthesis. however, formation of two isomers in equal amounts is a normal reaction. hence option D is correct.

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    means to say the answer should be racemic modification?

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    racemic mixture can be formed in various types of reactions like the nucleophilc addition of carbonyl compounds and also by SN1 reaction of alkyl halides

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