stereospecificity


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stereospecificity

[¦ster·ē·ō·spə·sə′fis·ə d·ē]
(organic chemistry)
The condition of a polymer whose molecular structure has a fixed spatial (geometric) arrangement of its constituent atoms, thus having crystalline properties; for example, synthetic natural rubber, cis-polyisoprene.
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Insights into the stereospecificity of the D-specific dehalogenase from Rhizobium sp.
By NMR analyses, the effect of hydrogen bonding interactions on the control of the stereospecificity in radical polymerization can be investigated.
Among the anti-inflammatory actions of omega-3, it is noteworthy that they have been recently discovered as a source of docosanoids, metabolites with a novel stereospecificity unlike that of the known eicosanoids [158].
Alminger, "Stereospecificity of myoinositol hexakisphosphate dephosphorylation by phytate-degrading enzymes of cereals," Journal of Food Biochemistry, vol.
The possibility that pfmdr mutations affect this stereospecificity was excluded as there was no any correlation between these stereoisomers anti-Plasmodium activity and ubiquity of different pfmdr-1 mutation.
The stereospecificity of the properties of these opioids has been discussed for some time.
Substrate stereospecificity in their metabolism in the insect Tenebrio molitor.
Porri, "Chemoselectivity and stereospecificity of chromium(II) catalysts for 1,3-diene polymerization," Macromolecules, vol.
Stereospecificity of most native oils and fats favors PUFA or monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) in the Sn-2 position, whilst SFA were mainly distributed at the Sn-1/3 positions [36].
Oxidative bioactivation of S-alkyl phosphorothiolate pesticides: stereospecificity of profenofos insecticide activation.
Stereospecificity of the discriminative stimulus functions of the dimethylheptyl homologs of 11-hydroxy-delta 8-tetrahydrocannabinol in rats and pigeons.
and Cavallo L.: "Influence of 1,3-Diethers on the Stereospecificity of Propene Polymerization by Supported Ziegler-Natta Catalysts.