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The optically active tartaric acid is named as D – (+) – tartaric acid because it has a positive (a) optical rotation and is derived from D-glucose (b) pH in organic solvent (c) optical rotation and is derived from D – (+) – glyceraldehydes (d) optical rotation only when substituted by deuterium

The optically active tartaric acid is named as D – (+) – tartaric acid because it has a positive
(a) optical rotation and is derived from D-glucose
(b) pH in organic solvent
(c) optical rotation and is derived from D – (+) – glyceraldehydes
(d) optical rotation only when substituted by deuterium

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1 Answers

Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
8 years ago

(C) TIPS / Formula:

Formaldehyde is taken as arbitrary standard for D, L – nomenclature.

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