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The antimalarial alkaloid quinine, C 20 H 24 N 2 O 2 , is optically active. An ethanol solution of 8g quinine in 100mL displays a rotation of -13.6º in a 1dm polarimeter tube. What is the specific rotation of quinine? A) -85º B) -170º C) -43º D) -26º

The antimalarial alkaloid quinine, C20H24N2O2, is optically active. 
  An ethanol solution of 8g quinine in 100mL displays a rotation of -13.6º in a 1dm polarimeter tube.
  What is the specific rotation of quinine?
 A) -85º
 B) -170º
 C) -43º
 D) -26º

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Akshay Meena
askIITians Faculty 34 Points
8 years ago
Ans : (A) Thanks & Regards Akshay Meena, askIITians Faculty M.Tech, IIT Kharagpur

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