Chirality and Why it is Important

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Although many of you will not have come across the word “chirality” or “chiral” you are more likely to know a definition of isomerism. The definition we will use for isomers is:
“compounds composed of the same elements in the same proportions, and having the same molecular weight, but forming different substances, with different properties”
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