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An SN2 reaction in an asymmetric carbon of a compound always give

(a) Enantiomer of the substrate

(b) The product with opposite optical rotation

(c) Mixture of diastereomer

(d) A single stereoisomer

1 Answer

SN2 involves backside attack of the nucleophile & hence inversion of configuration occurs
answered Sep 3, 2013 by sreemathi.v