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  • The aldehyde group reacts with hydrocyanic acid to produce two stereo-isomeric cyanhydrins; this isomerism is due to the conversion of an originally non-asymmetric carbon atom into an asymmetric one.
  • Although containing an asymmetric carbon atom it has not been resolved.
  • Lang, " Versuch einer Erklarung der Asymmetric der Gastropoder," Vierteljahrsschr.
  • Of the tri-derivatives the symmetrical compounds boil at the lowest temperature, the asymmetric next, and the vicinal at the highest.
  • Lowry and Armstrong represent these compounds by the following spatial formulae which postulate a y-oxidic structure, and 5 asymmetric carbon atoms, i.e.
 

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