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Is it necessary in SN2 reaction that reactant should change its optical rotation along with its stereochemitry? If reactant is dextrorotatory then is it necessary that product should be levorotatory?

Is it necessary in SN2 reaction that reactant should change its optical rotation along with its stereochemitry?


If reactant is dextrorotatory then is it necessary that product should be levorotatory?

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Prajwal kr
49 Points
8 years ago
Definitely. The other enantiomer forms. If the reactant is d, product is l. This is Walden inversion.

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