How do you locate chiral centers?

Jan 15, 2016

Find an atom (usually carbon) that has 4 (or more) different substituents.

Explanation:

Example of substituents

-${\text{CH}}_{3}$
-$\text{Br}$
-${\text{CH"_2"CH}}_{3}$
-${\text{NO}}_{2}$
-$\text{OH}$

etc