MY CART (5)

Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

ITEM
DETAILS
MRP
DISCOUNT
FINAL PRICE
Total Price: Rs.

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping
Menu
Grade: Upto college level
        how do we determine whether a reaction is stereospecific or stereoselective??
10 years ago

Answers : (1)

Pratham Ashish
17 Points
							

Stereoselectivity is the preferential formation in a chemical reaction of one stereoisomer

 over another. When the  product  stereoisomers are enantiomers, the phenomenon is

called enantioselectivity and is quantitatively expressed by the enantiomer excess; when

 they are diastereoisomers, it is called diastereoselectivity and is quantitatively expressed by

 the diastereomer excess

Whereas  stereospecific reactions are those in which diff . stereoisomers of reactant   leads

to diff . stereoisomer s of product .

stereospecificity describes a reaction that necessarily yields a given

 stereoisomer because of the mechanism of the reaction, while stereoselectivity

 describes a reaction where the mechanism allows for the formation of both

 products, but the formation of one of the products is favored. Stereospecificity

 always yields 100% of a particular stereoisomer, while stereoselectivity does

 not necessarily give 100% of the favored isomer

10 years ago
Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?
Answer & Earn Cool Goodies


Course Features

  • 731 Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Test paper with Video Solution


Course Features

  • 70 Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Test paper with Video Solution
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Previous Year Exam Questions


Ask Experts

Have any Question? Ask Experts

Post Question

 
 
Answer ‘n’ Earn
Attractive Gift
Vouchers
To Win!!! Click Here for details