absolute configuration

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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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Consideration of biogenesis and steric hinderance of sphingolipids, generally were acknowledged to determine the absolute stereochemistry of the phytosphingosine moiety.
1989), establishing the absolute stereochemistry as 2S, 3R, 4S.
1982) Synthesis and absolute stereochemistry of serricornin [(4S,6S,7S)-4,6-dimethyl-7-hydroxy-3-nonanone], the sex pheromone of the cigarette beetle.