chair conformation

chair conformation

[′cher ‚kän·fər‚mā·shən]
(physical chemistry)
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Ab initio calculations for 1 and 3 predict that twist-boat conformation is lower in free energy than the chair conformation, whereas chair (ax) form is found to be more stable for 2.
This is an elegant demonstration of how NMR helps to visualize the pyranose cycle chair conformation.