A Topological Account of Chirality

István Lukovits, Wolfgang Linert

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Graph invariants may differentiate structural isomers but are inappropriate to account for stereoisomerism and to distinguish between chiral structures. This work is an attempt to address this problem. A chiral function F satisfying condition F(D) = -F(L), where D and L denote enantiomers of the same structure, has been applied in combination with Randić's index 1χv. The resulting index χc was used to explain the variance in thin-layer chromatographie retention indices.1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1517-1520
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2001


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

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