d-camphorsulfonic acid

d-camphorsulfonic acid

[¦dē ¦kam·fər‚səl′fän·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C10H16O4S A compound crystallizing as prisms from ethyl acetate or glacial acetic acid; slightly soluble in glacial acetic acid and in ethyl acetate; used in the resolution of optically active isomers. Also known as Reychler's acid.