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stereospecific

 [ster″e-o-spĕ-sif´ik]
exhibiting marked specificity for one of several stereoisomers of a substrate or reactant; said of enzymes or of synthetic organic reactions.

ster·e·o·spe·cif·ic

(ster'ē-ō-spĕ-sif'ik),
As applied to a reaction, denoting a process in which stereoisomerically different starting materials give rise to stereoisomerically different products; a stereospecific process is thus necessarily stereoselective, but not all stereoselective processes are stereospecific.
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Okamoto, "Stereospecific radical polymerization of N-methyl methacrylamide," Polymer Journal, vol.
Results of stereospecific analysis of triacylglycerol fraction from donkey, cow, ewe, goat and buffalo milk.
Dekeyne, "Stereospecific blockade of marble-burying behaviour in mice by selective, non-peptidergic neurokinin1 (NK1) receptor antagonists," Neuropharmacology, vol.
Stereospecific determination of cis- and trans-resveratrol in rat plasma by HPLC: application to pharmacokinetic studies.
The project proposes to develop an approach using o-quinones and iminoquinones as new reagents to accomplish the syn selective (stereospecific) oxidation of alkenes.
Stereospecific and redox-sensitive increase in monocyte adhesion to endothelial cells by homocysteine.
Notably, origin of life researchers have not been able to explain how highly stereospecific information-bearing homopolymers originated.
However hydroxyproline was known to confer a greater stability than proline in the Y position and this stabilization was shown to be stereospecific and dependent on being in the Y position.
Montelione, "Novel anti-Prelog stereospecific carbonyl reductases from Candida parapsilosis for asymmetric reduction of prochiral ketones," Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, vol.
Ubiquity of K76I turned the parasite into CQ resistant and produced a unique stereospecific response as it was turned into highly QN sensitive (17-folds decrease in [IC.sub.50]) and QD insensitive (2-folds increase in [IC.sub.50]) parasites.
Studies have shown that the [beta]-ARs are also stereospecific and that this enantiomeric specificity can be important for agonist-induced functional responses from the stimulation of the receptor [22].
The main target of many cationic AMPs is the lipid bilayer itself, since these agents do not exhibit any stereospecific interactions with chiral receptors or enzymes [57, 58].