Some General Remarks on Configurational Assignments

  • L. Ƶechmeister


As we have seen, the spectral curve of a carotenoid is a function of the molecular shape and hence of the spatial configuration. Were the rules that govern this relationship fully known, it would be easy to assign cis configurations. Since this is not the case, some of the following considerations and assignments have tentative character and require confirmation by stereospecific syntheses.


Double Bond General Remark Configurational Assignment Stereospecific Synthesis Dicis Form 
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© Springer-Verlag Vienna 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Ƶechmeister
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  1. 1.California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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