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Fischer projections, isomers, enantiomers and stereocenters

For 2,3-butanediol, there are 3 isomers; 2 are enantiomers, one is not. Use Fischer projections and draw all three. Identify stereocenters and identify them as enantiomers and the meso compound.

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The meso compound can be shown with either both -OH groups on the right of the Fischer projection, or both on the left:

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This solution provides a brief response, including diagrams to show the meso compound in a Fischer projection.

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