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
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configuration absolue
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Therefore, in compound 1, the nitrogen is placed at [alpha]-position for C-26 resonated at I'C 45.7, which predicted the absolute stereochemistry of C-22 as 'R', while the stereochemistry at C-25 is also fixed as 'R' on the biosynthetic grounds.
foenum-graecum) seeds (Fowden et al., 1973) and structure was validated by X-ray crystallography (Alcock et al., 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.