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  • noun organic chemistry Any canonical form of a carbocation having the positive charge on an oxygen atom


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  • Based on the stereoelectronic requirements for an incipient oxocarbenium-ion, the

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  • GH38 α − mannosidases are known to act with net retention of anomeric configuration; a mechanism in which a glycosyl-enzyme intermediate is flanked by oxocarbenium-ion like transition-states.

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