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enantiomer,

another term for optical isomer. See Stereoisomers under isomerisomer
, in chemistry, one of two or more compounds having the same molecular formula but different structures (arrangements of atoms in the molecule). Isomerism is the occurrence of such compounds. Isomerism was first recognized by J. J. Berzelius in 1827.
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enantiomer

[ə¦nan·tē¦ō·mər]
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Those issues come up with particular frequency in cases involving enantiomers and other efforts to modify a known chemical compound in well-understood ways.
1981) Chromatographic resolution of enantiomers having aromatic group by optically active poly(triphenylmethyl methacrylate).
When polymer is exposed to a racemate solution the polymer adsorbs one of the enantiomer with notable selectivity [7 8].
The two linalool enantiomers were identified by both retention time and corresponding mass spectra (results not shown).
Baseline resolution of the 6 enantiomers from an [alpha]-, [beta]-, and [gamma]-HBCD mixture was achieved on [beta]-permethylated cyclodextrin bonded (NUCLEODEX, Macherey-Nagel, GmbH, Diiren, Germany) chiral LC column (4 x 200 mm, 5[micro]m) [96].
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of ketoprofen enantiomers in the horse.
The effect of bilobalide on the decrease in plasma concentration of warfarin enantiomers was clearer for the (R)-isomer than for the (S)-isomer.
The natural enantiomer of the RNA precursor molecules formed a crystal structure visible to the naked eye.
In addition, the (+) - enantiomer inhibits sero-tonin uptake and the (-) - enantiomer is a potent no-radrenaline inhibitor, complementary properties which result in a synergistic antinciceptive interac-tion between the two enantiomers.
The two enantiomers often display different characteristics, so there is considerable financial benefit to separating them cheaply.
The animal data for vigabatrin (Sabril; C), an equal mixture of active and inactive enantiomers, suggest risk, as do the human data.
A representative chromatogram showing resolution of derivatives of enantiomers is shown in Fig-2.