Cahn-Ingold-Prelog Convention (Determining R/S)

In this clip, the Cahn-Ingold-Prelog Convention is introduced, to allow for assignment of absolute configuration of stereocenters. I dunno why it took three dudes to make the convention, but it’s pretty sweet if you think about it.

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