Re: new entries

Cornelius Krasel (
Mon, 13 Feb 1995 13:43:26 +0100 (GMT)

Alfonso Garcia-Pineres () wrote:

(About the definition for chirality):


> Chirality is used only for compounds that are optically active.


> The E,Z classification of molecules is restricted to Geometric isomers, and
> not to stereoisomers, so it is not involved in optical activity.

I couldn't agree more. It has been pointed out before, but unfortunately
there is no easy way to correct a definition once typed in (I'm not sure
whether there _is_ an easy way for the curators...).

No offense meant.

--Cornelius (still group-less).

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