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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Atropisomers occur when rotation around a C-C single bond is hindered by the rotational energy barrier.
Bell, "Total and percent atropisomers of Gossypol and Gossypol-6-methyl ether in seeds from Pima cottons and accessions of Gossypium barbadense L," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
Differential potency of atropisomers of polychlorinated biphenyls on cytochrome P450 induction and uroporphyrin accumulation in the chick embryo hepatocyte culture.