Containing 2 alcohol functional groups, Chemistry

Consider the diols (containing 2 alcohol functional groups) of molecular formula C5H12O2

(a) Illustrate all the possible structural isomers. 

(b) Label the stereogenic centers, if any, on the isomers.

(c) Take one of the stereoisomers and draw out the enantiomeric pair.  Give R and S configurations to your example

(d) Determine an isomer that would have diastereomers.

(e)  Determine an isomer that would be an example of a meso compound


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