Draw Stereocenters

To draw stereocenters, follow the steps below.

  1. Draw a chiral molecule.

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  2. Select the asymmetric carbon atom that you want to configure as S or R.

  3. Right-click the carbon atom.

  4. Navigate to Stereo > R/S and select the appropriate configuration.

    images/download/attachments/1802483/Draw_Stereocenter_S4.png
  5. The relevant bonds are changed automatically according to the proper R or S configuration.

    images/download/attachments/1802483/Draw_Stereocenter_S5.png

You can alternate between label displays on the asymmetric carbon atom by navigating to View Menu > Stereo > R/S Labels.

To delete stereo representation, right-click on the asymmetric carbon atom and choose Atom menu > Stereo > R/S > Off.