12. Which reaction below generates a meso compound? Recall that meso compounds are achiraldue to an internal mirror plane between stereocenters.1ol aoom owb bBr2На(a)Hас.CH3(b)CHЗНасBr2Hа(c)Hас(d)HасCHзCH3none will yield a meso compound(e)multiple will yield a meso compound13. Predict the major product of the reaction sequence below.сн-днCHзон(c)(b)(a)-CH3но..

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12. Which reaction below generates a meso compound? Recall that meso compounds are achiral
due to an internal mirror plane between stereocenters.
1ol a
oom owb b
Br2
На
(a)
Hас
.CH3
(b)
CHЗ
Нас
Br2
Hа
(c)
Hас
(d)
Hас
CHз
CH3
none will yield a meso compound
(e)
multiple will yield a meso compound
13. Predict the major product of the reaction sequence below.
сн-дн
CHз
он
(c)
(b)
(a)
-CH3
но..
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12. Which reaction below generates a meso compound? Recall that meso compounds are achiral due to an internal mirror plane between stereocenters. 1ol a oom owb b Br2 На (a) Hас .CH3 (b) CHЗ Нас Br2 Hа (c) Hас (d) Hас CHз CH3 none will yield a meso compound (e) multiple will yield a meso compound 13. Predict the major product of the reaction sequence below. сн-дн CHз он (c) (b) (a) -CH3 но..

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Meso compound: A meso compound is a stereoisomer with an identical or superimposable mirror image.

Cis and trans 2- butene undergoes hydrogenation gives butane. Butane does not have stereo centre.

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No stereo centre Н2 Not meso compound H2 No stereo centre Not meso compound

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Cis 2- butene undergoes bromination gives S,S-2,3-Dibromobutane and R,R-2,3-Di...

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Br н. -CHз Н Br -CHз + Br2 Hас- H Br Hас 7 B н R.R-2,3-Dibromobutane S,S-2,3-Dibromobutane

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