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Stereochemistry Tutorial: Drawing Enantiomers and Diastereomers
valuable to be able to draw enantiomers and diastereomers as well.
4.1 Enantiomers and Chirality. relationship of one structure to
The Patentability of Enantiomers: Implications for the
8 John Caldwell, Do Single Enantiomers Have Something Special to Offer?
Enantiomeric Purity of Commercial Ibuprofen 751
gredient and determine if it is a racemic mixture or a pure enantiomer.
evaluated as potential single enantiomer products with the possibility for an available as both single enantiomer and racemic mixtures at the same time.

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FDA Warns Against High-Dose Citalopram
The FDA did not indicate that the cardiac effects were an issue with escitalopram (Lexapro), which is the S-enantiomer of citalopram -- suggesting that the arrhythmias stem from the latter's R-enantiomer.
Possible origin of chirality in the RNA world
Several of these molecules led to products where there was an enantiomeric excess - more of one enantiomer than the other - but proline was by far the most effective.
How precursors to RNA could have formed on Earth before life existed
The natural enantiomer of the RNA precursor molecules formed a crystal structure visible to the naked eye. The crystals are stable and avoid normal chemical breakdown. They can exist until the conditions are right for them to change into RNA.
''New Chiral Stationary Phase — CHIRALPAK® ID™''
The addition of this immobilized CSP signals an even greater success rate in addressing very challenging enantiomer separations.
Boult Wade Tennant | A one way street to harmony?
It is the S (-) enantiomer of a compound whose racemic form was a known antibiotic, ofloxacin, at the filing date of the patent.

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Enantiomer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Enantiomer | Define Enantiomer at
Enantiomer definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!
SparkNotes: Organic Chemistry: Enantiomers and Diastereomers
A summary of Diastereomers in 's Organic Chemistry: Enantiomers and Diastereomers.
Enantiomers (Optical Isomers). In three-dimensional (3D) space, the four covalent bonds of carbon atoms point toward the corners of a regular tetrahedron .
Enantiomer -- from Wolfram MathWorld
Aug 29, 2011 Two nonsuperimposable objects which are mirror images of each other are called enantiomers.

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