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  • n. Plural form of stereoisomer.


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  • Enantiomers are spatial isomers, also called stereoisomers, identified and distinguished by their optical characteristics when a purified solution of the separated isomers is exposed to plane-polarized light.

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  • But you need to ensure that the same molecule entered in two different ways gets mapped to the same numbers, and you'd like different molecules, such as stereoisomers, or even enantiomers to get mapped to different values.

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  • The D and L stereoisomers of the basic sugars and the chirality of amino acids are intimately interrelated, especially thermodynamically, when those amino acids interact with the sugars.

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  • There are two mirror image versions stereoisomers of the amphetamine molecule: L-amphetamine and D-amphetamine.

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  • It should be understood that, as used herein, the term “lysergic acid” is used generically as inclusive of any or all of the four possible stereoisomers having the basic lysergic acid structure.

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  • (Standard formulations of methoprene usually contain a 1: 1 mixture of R: S stereoisomers, the S-isomer being the biologically active form.)

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  • Many forms of D. dumetorum contain a convulsant alkaloid which is a mixture of stereoisomers of dihydrodioscorine.

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  • The [Greek: a] - and [Greek: b] - derivatives thus obtained differ in their behaviour towards polarised light, and are, again, probably mixtures of two stereoisomers, _i. e._, mixtures of derivatives of [Greek: a] - and

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  • It is doubtful, however, whether this substance is homogeneous, and it is probably a mixture of two stereoisomers.

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  • Monatin, and blends of stereoisomers of monatin with other sweeteners, are thought to have superior taste characteristics and/or physical qualities, as compared to other high intensity sweeteners.

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