Also contains definition of: stereoformula
A formal two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional molecular structure obtained by projection of bonds (symbolized as lines) onto a plane with or without the designation of the positions of relevant atoms by their chemical symbols. A projection formula which indicates the spatial arrangement of bonds is called a @[email protected] or stereoformula. Examples of stereoformulae are @[email protected], @[email protected], @[email protected], @[email protected] and @[email protected]
See also:
perspective formula
PAC, 1996, 68, 2193. (Basic terminology of stereochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2214 [Terms] [Paper]