prochirality


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pro·chi·ral·i·ty

(prō'ki-ral'i-tē),
The property of being prochiral.
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To rectify this, he proposes a better set of terms for understanding mathematical stereochemistry and new approaches, and he discusses the classification of isomers, point-group symmetry, sphericities of orbits and prochirality, the foundations of enumeration under point groups, symmetry-itemized enumeration and gross enumeration under point groups, enumeration of alkanes as 3D structures, permutation-group symmetry, stereoisograms and RS-stereoisomers, stereoisograms for tetrahedral derivatives and allene derivatives, stereochemical nomenclature, pro-RS-stereogenicity based on orbits.
1990) C-25 prochirality in the fragmentation reaction catalyzed by fucosterol epoxide lyase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
After the presentation of introductory material on classes of small biological molecules, common organic mechanisms, stereochemistry, and prochirality, the text examines the metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, and nucleotides.