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Synonyms for enantiomer

either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical

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In this research, a novel method was presented based on the resonance of light scattering for the measurement of enantiomers of the target components in the presence of one another.
The effect of bilobalide on the decrease in plasma concentration of warfarin enantiomers was clearer for the (R)-isomer than for the (S)-isomer.
The natural enantiomer of the RNA precursor molecules formed a crystal structure visible to the naked eye.
Enantiomers react equally with achiral reagents because they have the same chemical properties.
Of all the forms, the studies of its threo diastereomer revealed that d-threo isomer has been found to be more active and also showed significant metabolic difference than l-threo enantiomer.
The common analogy used to illustrate the relationship between enantiomers is the relationship between a left and a right hand.
Both enantiomers are present in the natural source with the (-)-(4R,5R)-enantiomer being dominant over the (+)-(4S,5S)-enantiomer (Saniere et al.
Thus ethanol can orient itself in 6 different ways with respect to each of the 2 enantiomers of propylene oxide, for a total of 12 structures, forming 6 pairs of enantiomers.
The statement required all drugs with chiral centers to be studied with respect to their left and right enantiomers, or stereoisomers.
Chiral chromatography is now used throughout the entire pharmaceutical development process, from discovery and early stage R & D, to the separation of single enantiomers required for process development and piloting, and in commercial scale manufacturing processes.
In the present work, stereoselectivity of the human hydroxysteroid sulfotransferase SULT2A1 was examined through analysis of its catalytic activities with the enantiomers of 1-naphthyl-1-ethanol and 2-naphthyl-1-ethanol.
In vitro biotransformation of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor citalopram, its enantiomers and demethylated metabolites by monoamine oxidase in rat and human brain preparations.
Limonene and (-)-[beta]-phellandrene were eluted with (Z)-[beta]-ocimene and (E)-[beta]-ocimene (Table 3) and therefore the enantiomeric distribution of their enantiomers could not be determined.