achiral


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achiral

(eɪˈkaɪrəl)
adj
able to be superimposed on its mirror image
Translations
achiral
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2] System is an efficient, robust, and reliable technique that employs compressed carbon dioxide, rather than organic solvents, as the primary mobile phase constituent and thus is a greener alternative for many applications - both chiral and achiral - across many industries.
US and Canadian contributors in pharmacokinetics, pharmacy, experimental therapeutics, and horticulture describe the science and methodology behind techniques used for isolation, separation, and identification in natural product research, specifically in the analysis of achiral and chiral flavonoids.
Since the starting materials used in the production of naproxen are achiral, the product acids must necessarily be a racemic mixture.
In practice, the supposed specificity conferred by the MS/MS component is limited by its being an achiral technique, which by definition cannot distinguish between 25-OH[D.
Banded spherulites have been observed in both achiral polymers (such as polyethylene and [alpha] -poly(vinylidene fluoride)) and chiral polymers [such as poly(l-lactide)] (1-4).
Enzymatic hydrolysis (using PLE) of achiral compound diethyl-2-methyl-2-((1, 3-dioxoisoindoline-2-yl) methyl) malonate (phthalimido protected [alpha]-methyllysine diester) gives us 2-(ethoxycarbonyl)-2-((1, 3-dioxoisoindolin-2-yl) methyl) Propanoic acid (phthalimido protected [alpha]-methyllysine halfester) with high optical purity.
Enantiomers react equally with achiral reagents because they have the same chemical properties.
2006, "Asymmetic Transformation of a Double-Stranded, Dicopper(I) Helicate Containing Achiral Bis(bidentate) Schiff Bases, " Inorg.
Both isomers are useful as building blocks for the synthesis of many organic chiral and achiral compounds (Bradshaw et al.
Although ethanol, the "key," is achiral, it has two chiral conformers (gauche) corresponding to the orientation of the methyl group with respect to the O-H bond, and one achiral (trans) conformer (see Figure 2).
He includes special cases such as ionic liquids and the formation of chiral aggregates from achiral building blocks and experimental strategies and reagents researchers can use as he describes aryl-containing carboxylic acids and other carboxylic acid-based reagents; hydroxyl- and thiol-containing reagents; amine-based reagents; organic-based chiral derivatizing and solvating agents; reagents incorporating phosphorus, selenium, boron and silicone atoms; host compounds as chiral NMR discriminating agents; chiral discrimination with metal-based reagents; and chiral NMR discrimination with highly ordered systems.