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absolute configuration

n
(Chemistry) chem the spatial arrangement of atoms or groups in a chemical compound about an asymmetric atom. Also called: absolute stereochemistry See chirality
Translations
configuration absolue
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Provision of a spettropolarimetrico system for the characterization of biomolecules, for the determination of absolute configuration and stereochemical analysis.
3) In order to study the significance of chirality in pheromonal communications, the first thing to do was to determine the absolute configuration of the naturally occurring pheromone.
201208450/full) Absolute Configuration of Beer's Bitter Compounds.
Absolute configuration was determined by circular dichroism spectra (Fig.
VCD is used to determine the absolute configuration of chiral molecules.
In addition, the relationship between absolute configuration and sperm-releasing bioactivily in Laminaria, Alaria, Undaria, and Macrocystis was clarified in bioassays with lamoxirene stereoisomers.
Arnett in pioneering experiments concerning monolayer films of chiral molecules at the air-water interface (Topics in Stereochemistry 13:195-262, 1982), simultaneously writing his doctoral dissertation titled "The Absolute Configuration and Maximum Specifi c Rotation of 1,6-Methano[10]annulene-2-carboxylic Acid.
rapidly and accurately analyzes crystalline materials, providing precise bond length and angle information, absolute configuration, and the arrangement of molecules within a crystal lattice, in addition to confirming the atomic connectivity and stereochemistry of the material.
3 ELECTRONIC CD OF BENZENE AND OTHER AROMATIC CHROMOPHORES FOR DETERMINATION OF ABSOLUTE CONFIGURATION
Twenty-five chapters start off with a historical overview and then address such topics as electronic CD of benzene and other aromatic chromophores for determination of absolute configuration, electronic circular dichroism of supramolecular systems, protein-nucleic acid interactions, carbohydrates and glycoconjugates, and drug discovery.
Ten chapters discuss stereochemistry of molecules in inclusion crystals, torsional motion of Stilbene-type molecules in crystals, supramolecular networks of porphyrins, homo- and heterochirality in crystals, supramolecular synthesis of one-dimensional chains and two-dimensional layer in hydrogen bond networks of ureas and two-pyrimidinones, chiral auxiliaries powerful for both enantiomer resolution and determination of absolute configuration by x-ray crystallography, stereoselective thermal solid-state reactions, and other topics.
In addition, they can be used to predict the absolute configuration of the chiral center in many instances.