sn-


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sn-

Prefix meaning stereospecifically numbered; a system for numbering the glycerol carbon atoms in lipids so that the locant numbers remain constant regardless of chemical substitutions, as opposed to systematic numbering.

sn-

Prefix meaning stereospecifically numbered; a system of numbering the glycerol carbon atoms in lipids, so that the locant numbers remain constant regardless of chemical substitutions, as opposed to systematic numbering.