Archive for December 20th, 2019

L-Malic acid: An exercise in conformational analysis impacting upon optical rotatory dispersion (ORD).

Friday, December 20th, 2019

My momentum of describing early attempts to use optical rotation to correlate absolute configuration of small molecules such as glyceraldehyde and lactic acid with their optical rotations has carried me to L-Malic acid (below labelled as (S)-Malic acid).