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Animesh raj Asked a Question
November 22, 2020 10:48 pmpts 10 pts
what is the difference between l and d and (+) and (-) sign in compounds?
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  • Yashasvi yadav thankyou
    small d and l are (+)clockwise and (-)anticlockwise respectively captital D and L as given below .
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  • Animesh raj
    but there is a compound.... L (+) alanine which is dextrorotatory.
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    Rahul
    that is 'L' not 'l'.... capital L represent the relative configuration of molecule...
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  • Rahul
    symbol 'd' or (+) is used for dexterorotatory optical isomer whereas (-) or 'l' is used to represent laeveorotatory optical isomer....a (+) optical isomer rotates plane polarised...
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