adjective Date: 1949 being, produced by, or involved in a stereochemically specific process <
many enzymes act as stereospecific catalysts
stereospecific plastics
stereospecifically adverbstereospecificity noun

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  • stereospecific — As applied to a reaction, denoting a process in which stereoisomerically different starting materials give rise to stereoisomerically different products; a s. process is thus necessarily stereoselective, but not all stereoselective processes are… …   Medical dictionary

  • stereospecific — ster•e•o•spe•cif•ic [[t]ˌstɛr i oʊ spəˈsɪf ɪk, ˌstɪər [/t]] adj. 1) chem. producing or restricted to a specific stereoisomer: a stereospecific catalyst[/ex] 2) chem. stereoregular • Etymology: 1945–50 ster e•o•spec i•fic′i•ty ˌspɛs əˈfɪs ɪ ti n …   From formal English to slang

  • stereospecific — stereospecificity /ster ee oh spes euh fis i tee, stear /, n. /ster ee oh speuh sif ik, stear /, adj. Chem. 1. (of a reaction) producing a simple stereoisomer. 2. (of a polymer) having a regular sequence of configurations in space along the chain …   Universalium

  • stereospecific — adjective showing stereospecificity …   Wiktionary

  • stereospecific — adjective Chemistry another term for stereoselective. Derivatives stereospecifically adverb stereospecificity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • stereospecific — stereo·specific …   English syllables

  • stereospecific — /ˌstɛrioʊspəˈsɪfɪk/ (say .stereeohspuh sifik), /ˌstɪə / (say .stear ) adjective Chemistry having a fixed position in space, with reference to the spatial arrangements of atoms in some polymers. –stereospecificity, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Stereospecific numbering — Der virtuelle Grundkörper aller sn Verbindungen: sn Glycerin Die sn Nomenklatur (abgeleitet von stereospecific numbering) steht für die stereospezifische sn Konfiguration, welche die Struktur von chiralen Derivaten des Glycerins beschreibt.[1]… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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