stereospecific

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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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Israel, "(R)-Salsolinol, a product of ethanol metabolism, stereospecifically induces behavioral sensitization and leads to excessive alcohol intake," Addiction Biology, 2015.
This tyrosyl radical then stereospecifically attracts the C-13 PRO-S hydrogen of AA, forming a pentadienyl radical that extends from C-11 to C-15 and restoring the TYR-385 hydroxyl group.
Two, the names Priscilla and Presley can both be spelled out separately from the word STEREOSPECIFICALLY. Presley's daughter Lisa Marie was born in February 1968.