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Hydroxide will ring open the optically alpha-lactone to give (2R)-2-Hydroxypropanoate. Note that the 2-Hydroxypropanoate product has the same absolute stereochemistry at its chiral centre as the 2-bromopropanoate substrate: there has been no inversion of configuration due to a neighbouring group effect.
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