A forensic chemist (chemist who deals with crime-related investigations) analyzed a sample of a poisonous alkaloid (generic term for a naturally occurring nitrogen-containing molecule) and determined that its specific rotation [α] at 25 °C using sodium D light was + 12 °. What can the chemist properly conclude?
a) there is one enantiomer in the sample
b) the enantiomer present has the R configuration
c) the sample is optically pure
d) the butler did it
e) none of the above