atropisomer

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atropisomer

[¦a·trō¦pīz·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
One of two conformations of a molecule whose interconversion is slow enough to allow separation and isolation under predetermined conditions.
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In 1980, he discovered an atropisomeric chiral diphosphine, BINAP (Figure 1).
The first copolymer contains the atropisomeric units of BN and the second one chiral menthyl groups in the side chains.
The incorporation of chiral atropisomeric BN-containing substituents in a nematic polymer matrix leads to a chiral twisted nematic (cholesteric) phase formation in the same way as it has been shown before for cholesteryl containing copolymers (where the chirality is due to asymmetric carbon atoms in the side chains) (7, 19).