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- adv. In the manner of an enantiomer
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I discovered turned out to be quite useful for asymmetric hydrogenation, at least those that contained the appropriate enantiomerically pure phosphine ligand.
For one way of how “racemic”* material can react in such a way to give enantiomerically enriched material with no chiral catalysis or input, have your pet biochemists look up autocatalytic methods of generating homochiral material from a “racemate”.
French firm Novasep has significantly boosted its ability to provide customers with enantiomerically pure compounds with the addition of a new chiral chromatography unit.
As such, the importance of obtaining enantiomerically pure chiral molecules is hard to overestimate, with over 50 per cent of all drug compounds containing at least one chiral centre.
A few years ago, a gentleman scientist was busted at Eli Lilly for making enantiomerically pure methamphetamine and selling it to drug dealers around Indianapolis.
In the new catalysts, an enantiomerically pure, monodentate aryloxide ligand is linked to a stereogenic molybdenum center.