Associations to the word «Racemic»

Wiktionary

RACEMIC, adjective. (chemistry) containing equal amounts of dextrorotatory (D) and levorotatory (L) stereoisomers and therefore not being optically active; typically, will be synthetic rather than natural
RACEMIC ACID, noun. (organic compound) an equal mixture of the d- and l- forms of tartaric acid found in grape juice; the isomers can be separated via crystallization

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