What is the structure, traditional name and IUPAC name of the molecule? Provide a picture from the web (citation required) or draw by hand or with a program.

Escitalopram (Lexapro) vs. Citalopram (Celexa)

Choose ONE of the following topics and write a 4-5 page paper (minimum) with citations in MLA or APA format. Use 12 point font, 1 inch margins.

Address in your paper the following:

a. What is the structure, traditional name and IUPAC name of the molecule? Provide a picture from the web (citation required) or draw by hand or with a program.

b. Label your molecular drawing(s) with the CIP rankings and indicate the R or S assignment for each chiral center.

c. What does the compound/molecule do in each enantiomeric form?

d. Why is drug/molecule chirality important?

e. Where is the important chiral center(s)?

f. What health effects if any are of concern?

g. Is it possible to separate the enantiomers to make a single enantiomer drug?

What is the structure, traditional name and IUPAC name of the molecule? Provide a picture from the web (citation required) or draw by hand or with a program.