Re: CCL:How can one get the chiral form of [5]Helicene, when using Spartan?



 > I was calculating the structure of [5] Helicene in Spartan using various
 > models: AM1, Sybyl, etc. All of these structure had a C2v point group
 > symmetry, which means that the structure is a-chiral.
 > Question: How can one get the chiral form of the [5] Helicene, When using
 > Spartan?
 Have a look at http://www.caos.kun.nl/~borkent/paper27.html and
 http://www.brunel.ac.uk/depts/chem/ch241s/re_view/addconf.htm
 for XYZ coordinates of the flip process for octahelicene. This should give you a
 starting point.
 PS: Movies and 3D-animation on this topic (as well as a load of functhur
 information) can be found at
 these locations.
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