enantiomer

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  • noun

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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The study, 'A Route to Enantiopure RNA Precursors from Nearly Racemic Starting Materials', has been published in Nature Chemistry.
The use of this package results in the identification of a complete step by step, time, cost and resource efficient procedure and an enantiopure compound.
Enantiopure Hydroxylactones from L-ascorbic and D-isoascorbic acids.
The next five chapters discuss separations, offering treatments of resolution of chiral drugs and drug intermediates by crystallization, isolation and production of optically pure drugs by enantioselective (able to select one of a chiral pair) chromatography, stereoselective chromatographic methods for drug analysis, capillary electrophoresis coupled to mass spectrometry for chiral drugs analysis, and chiral molecular tools for preparation of enantiopure alcohols and simultaneous determination of their absolute configurations by x-ray crystallography or anisotrophy methods.
In the prebiotic atmosphere, inorganic pyrophosphates formed by photo-phosphorylating reactions and enrichment of enantiopure molecular conformations provides a thermodynamical driving force for the evolution of biogenetic process.