Enantiomer Definition

Definition of Enantiomer

This is an example of enantiomers of an amino acid.
This is an example of enantiomers of an amino acid. NASA

Enantiomer Definition:

An enantiomer is one of a pair of optical isomers.

Examples:

The central carbon in serine is the chiral carbon. The amino group and hydrogen can rotate about the carbon, resulting in two enantiomers of serine, L-serine and D-serine.