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Organic Chemistry

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John E. McMurry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305080485

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John E. McMurry
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ISBN: 9781305080485
Chapter 5.11, Problem 24P
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The lactic acid that builds up in tired muscles is formed from pyruvate. If the reaction occurs with addition of hydrogen to the Re face of pyruvate, what is the stereochemistry of the product?

Chapter 5.11, Problem 24P, The lactic acid that builds up in tired muscles is formed from pyruvate. If the reaction occurs with

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The stereochemistry of the following lactic acid is to be determined.

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Organic Chemistry, Chapter 5.11, Problem 24P

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