Definition of epimeric in English:

epimeric

adjective

Chemistry

See epimer

  • ‘X-ray crystallographic studies revealed that the KP - 23 molecule crystallizes in epimeric form in the triclinic P1 space group and possesses four chiral centers.’
  • ‘The spectral properties of the Soret band were basically unchanged among the epimers or epimeric / homologous mixtures.’
  • ‘Despite having the same secondary 3 1 hydroxyl group as 2R, the epimeric 3 1 isomer 2S shows a less-red-shifted absorption band than 2R.’
  • ‘Gonyautoxin 2,3 and Gonyautoxin 1,4 are epimeric mixtures of C - 11 sulfated derivatives of saxitoxin and neosaxitoxin, respectively.’
  • ‘Abstract Epicholesterol is an epimeric form of cholesterol (Chol).’

Pronunciation

epimeric

/ɛpɪˈmɛrɪk/