enantiomer


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enantiomer

 [en-an´te-o″mer]
one of a pair of isomeric compounds whose molecular structures are mirror images of each other.

en·an·ti·o·mer

(en-an'tē-ō-mĕr),
One of a pair of molecules that are nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other; neither molecule has an internal plane of symmetry.
Synonym(s): optic antipode
[enantio- + G. meros, part]
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The L-Phe and D-Phe imprinted membranes prepared by AA and AN successfully recognize template facilitate permeation of template and reject other enantiomer. It was observed that one carboxylic molecule is sufficient for imprinting and recognition.
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