MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

191 views

Why don't cis/trans isomers have the same properties?

Some isomers have very similar properties, but in the case of cis/trans isomerism, the two isomers are non superimposable, so do not have the exact same shape. 

In terms of interacting with other molecules, this means that they will not fit into the same active sites in the same way so will interact with different molecules to produce different effects. ,

Harriet W. A Level Biology tutor, GCSE Biology tutor, A Level Chemist...

5 months ago

Answered by Harriet, who has applied to tutor A Level Chemistry with MyTutor

Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

81 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£20 /hr

Luke C.

Degree: Biological Sciences with a year in professional placement (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Maths+ 1 more

Chemistry
Maths
Biology

“My greatest passion is for biology, but I have always enjoyed studying chemistry and mathematics too. Studying these subjects has supported me during my time so far at Exeter University, even though I am still in my first year of stud...”

£20 /hr

Eleni N.

Degree: Chemistry (Masters) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Physics+ 2 more

Chemistry
Physics
Maths
Biology

“About Me: I am a Chemistry student at the University of Edinburgh, but I didn't always start out on this path. I spent my first two years at university persuing a  Biochemistry degree and I took every opportunity to do more science sub...”

£20 /hr

Ollie F.

Degree: Biochemistry (Bachelors) - Bristol University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Science+ 5 more

Chemistry
Science
Physics
Maths
Extended Project Qualification
Biology
-Personal Statements-

“A little bit about me: I'm a Biochemistry student at Bristol University. I've always been facinated with how the world world works both on a smaller and larger scale. The human body has always been an interest of mine, in particular h...”

About the author

£20 /hr

Harriet W.

Degree: Biochemistry (Bachelors) - Bristol University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Maths+ 1 more

Chemistry
Maths
Biology

“Top tutor from the renowned Russell university group, ready to help you improve your grades.”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Other A Level Chemistry questions

What is a chiral carbon?

Explain how pH changes can be minimised using a mixture of a weak acid and it's conjugate base

Why does the First Ionisation Energy decrease down a group in the Periodic Table?

What is the difference between structural isomers and stereoisomers?

View A Level Chemistry tutors

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok