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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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During the oxidation reaction the corresponding lactone was obtained in 4.5 h with moderate enantiomeric excess (ee 37%, kinetic resolution of the initial racemic compound occurred).
Here, we sought to study some of the chiral markers present in the fruit fibre samples in order to assess whether the processing (which includes thermal treatment) affects the enantiomeric ratio (ER), that is, with an increase of racemisation of some chiral compounds.
Likewise, other authors have studied the enantiomeric relationship of Clenbuterol detected in biological urine samples when this substance comes from the ingestion of drugs for commercial use (Thevis et al., 2013; Parr et al., 2017; Velasco-Bejarano et al., 2017).
Enantiomeric composition of linalol in the essential oils of Ocimum species and in commercial basil oils.
Indeed, in terms of pharmaceutical and agrochemical processes, the production of enantiomerically-enriched products is of paramount importance; not only is this key to the manufacture of safe and marketable materials but this also leads to less waste in terms of energy, solvents, and unwanted (enantiomeric) by-products.
Sensitive determination of d-carnitine as enantiomeric impurity of levocarnitine in pharmaceutical formulations by capillary electrophoresis-tandem mass spectrometry.
Enantiomeric pairs are non-superimposable molecules, which have the same physicochemical properties.
[5] reported that stereocomplexes were formed by either solution or melt blending of enantiomeric PLA, poly(L-lactide) [i.e.
Various single enantiomeric drugs such as levobupivacaine and ropivacaine are now being used, with concerns regarding cardiac toxicity of racemic bupivacaine.