On This Day – October 28 : English chemist Christopher K. Ingold was born on this day in 1893

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He was one of the leading figures in British chemistry and his aim was to understand the mechanism of organic reactions. He also contributed to the Cahn-Ingold-Prelog system, which is used to name the stereoisomers of a molecule.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar