Group Theory and Fischer Projections

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Fischer projections are analyzed using the framework of group theory. It is shown that the rules and operations used to manipulate Fischer projections form the alternating group A4 which is a normal subgroup of the permutation (symmetric) group S4.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalChemical Educator
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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