C with 4 groups around it → s, p, p, p or sp3
C with 3 groups around it → s, p, p or sp2
C with 2 groups around it → s, p or sp
The antibiotic thiarubin-A was discovered by studying the feeding habits of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. The structure for thiarubin-A is
b. Indicate the hybrid orbitals used by the carbon and sulfur atoms in thiarubin-A.
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