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racemic mixture

[rə′sēm·ik ′miks·chər]
(organic chemistry)
According to the IUPAC, this usage is strongly discouraged, racemate is preferred.
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In these latter two cases, the effect of separating the racemic mixture into enantiomers is "unexpected" in the sense that we could not have known in advance that there would be such a multiplier effect in this particular case.
Twenty-one of these compounds were isolated, tested, and included in the specification of the genus patent; one of these compounds was the racemic mixture of clopidogrel.
Table 1 Clinical studies of stimulant use in patients with bipolar disorder Stimulant(s) studied Study design Patients studied Traditional stimulants Adjunctive methylphenidate Chart review, 16 adults (5 with naturalistic (12) comorbid ADHD, 11 with bipolar depression) Adjunctive methylphenidate Chart review of 8 adults (BD II) or racemic mixture of AMPH sedation and salts depressive symptoms (13) Adjunctive methylphenidate 12-week open study, 12 adults (10 BDI.
Methadone, a synthetic opioid that is available in the United States as a racemic mixture of two isomers, has several advantages over other opioid analgesics.
Ofloxacin otic contains a lesser amount of active antibiotic because the racemic mixture of ofloxacin contains only 1,500 [micro]g/ml of the active levo isomer; therefore organisms might be considered to be potentially resistant if the MIC is 128 [micro]g/ml.
Warfarin is a racemic mixture of two enantiomers that are metabolised by different inducible isoforms of the cytochrome P450 family.
A racemic mixture is a preparation containing 50% L-thyroxine and 50% D-thyroxine.
More importantly (and perhaps of medicolegal significance), the biological fate of a racemic mixture differs (at least in lab rats) from that of isomerically pure L-theanine (Chirality, 2005).
Cytosporone E, a novel antibiotic, was isolated as a racemic mixture from the antibacterial active broth of two endophytic fungi.
For patients with mild asthma using occasional low albuterol doses, the difference between levalbuterol and the racemic mixture may not be clinically relevant.