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specific rotation

n. Symbol α
The arc of rotation, expressed in angular degrees, through which the plane of polarized light moves when it is in a light path one decimeter in length passing through a solution containing one gram of a compound per one milliliter water.
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The specific rotation is a dispersive parameter, depending on the light wavelength, both directly, through the factor 1/[[lambda].
On closer investigation, no specific trend could be detected with regard to differences between specific years and specific rotations.
1 Specific rotation (Polarimetry) The specific rotation analysis was applied to measure the chirality of the honey samples.
These physicochemical characteristics are pH, acidity, hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) content, diastase activity, specific rotation, electrical conductivity and color, among other parameters that have been studied for several varieties of honeys from A.
Figure 8 gives specific thrust energy, specific rotation energy and total Es (thrust energy was a small fraction of total energy).
The specific rotation of Isoborneol and (S)-(-)-endo borneol was studied under six different wavelengths: 365nm, 405nm, 436nm, 546nm, 589nm, and 633nm.
Harvesting of adherent cells is achieved by following specific rotation programs in combination with detaching solutions.
The university-community partnership was the locus for all decision-making regarding specific rotation plans.
We chose a blended learning approach that recognized that a classroom component was still necessary to allow clinical staff to apply what they learned, was tailored to their specific rotation, included a hands-on phase and that accurately reflected service and practice at the hospital.
Using specific rotation factor analysis for each city, we identified a silicon factor classified as soil and crustal material, a lead factor classified as motor vehicle exhaust, a selenium factor representing coal combustion, and up to two additional factors.
A specific rotation is normally followed to provide suitable feed and bedding for the farm livestock.