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Epimerization vs. Racemization — What's the Difference?

Epimerization vs. Racemization — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Epimerization and Racemization

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Epimerization

(chemistry) The process of forming an epimer by changing one asymmetric centre in a compound that has more than one
Jun 02, 2022

Racemization

In chemistry, racemization is a conversion, by heat or by chemical reaction, of an optically active compound into a racemic (optically inactive) form. Half of the optically active substance becomes its mirror image (enantiomer) referred as racemic mixtures (i.e.
Jun 02, 2022

Racemization

Conversion of an optically active substance to a racemic form.
Jun 02, 2022

Racemization

(chemistry) The formation of a racemate from a pure enantiomer.
Jun 02, 2022

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