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the spatial arrangement of atoms or groups in a chemical compound about an asymmetric atom. Also called: absolute stereochemistry
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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.