Definition of enantiomeric in English:

enantiomeric

adjective

Chemistry

See enantiomer

  • ‘The reactions proceed at room temperature without solvent, giving enantiomeric excesses of 99.8 per cent.’
  • ‘There is no symmetry to this molecule, and it exists in the two enantiomeric forms.’
  • ‘This enantiomerically enriched catalyst could then act to promote the formation of amino acids with substantial enantiomeric excesses.’
  • ‘In my view, it is dangerous to rely on enantiomeric ratios of protein amino acids because of the omnipresent problem of terrestrial contamination.’
  • ‘Barron showed theoretically that a magnetic field alone cannot produce an enantiomeric excess, and at the time called magnetic optical activity ‘false chirality’.’

Pronunciation

enantiomeric

/ɪnantɪə(ʊ)ˈmɛrɪk/ /ɛnantɪə(ʊ)ˈmɛrɪk/