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Synonyms for dextrorotatory

rotating to the right

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154) Once separated, it was determined that the dextrorotatory enantiomer imparted all of the beneficial antiplatelet activity, while the levorotatory enantiomer imparted all of the neurotoxicity of the racemate.
159) The district court, with the Federal Circuit affirming, rejected this construction of the law, stating that the evidence overwhelmingly pointed to the unexpected characteristics of the dextrorotatory enantiomer, which was held to be nonobvious over the racemate.
Forest, the owner of a patent covering the racemic antidepressant citalopram, was granted a patent on the dextrorotatory enantiomer of citalopram.
Levosimendan, the levorotatory form, was shown to exert a positive inotropic effect in isolated cardiac preparations (41), with greater potency than the dextrorotatory isomer, dextrosimendan (42).
Will Nediger adds a couple of examples to Susan Thorpe's "Permed Ends" in the February issue: dexTROROTaTORy and PREtERPluPERfect.