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Is optical isomerism or in general stereoisomerisms possible at the bridge head chiral carbon

Is optical isomerism or in general stereoisomerisms possible at the bridge head chiral carbon

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Himanshu
389 Points
7 years ago
stereoisomerisms is not possible at the bridge head carbons because the bridge head hinders the different arrangement of the different groups at chiral carbon at bridge head and hence the arrangement of atoms remains the same in 3d space and hence no of stereisomers=0

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