achiral


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achiral

(eɪˈkaɪrəl)
adj
able to be superimposed on its mirror image
Translations
achiral
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Maninder, Spontaneous Resolution upon Crystallization of 3D, Chiral Inorganic Networks Assembled from Achiral, Polyoxometallate Units and Metal Ions, Cryst.
In a natural or an achiral synthetic environment, you will get racemic mixtures.
methamphetamine mixture obtained from an achiral 25-m SP-2100 column.
Since the helical shape itself is chiral, if we can synthesize a polymer with a stable one-handed helical structure from an optically inactive achiral monomer, the polymer must be optically active.
Plasma achiral and chiral pharmacokinetic behavior of intravenous oxfendazole coadministered with piperonyl butoxide in sheep.
This relationship not only enables us to investigate the relationship among the regions and crossings of a reduced alternating achiral knot but also their relationship to the vertices, edges and faces of the corresponding planar graphs.
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.
In the same context, reflection of plane wave from an interface of an achiral dielectric and a chiral/chiral nihility metamaterial was discussed by Qiu et al.
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.