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Racemization

racemization

partial conversion of one enantiomorph into another (as an l-amino acid to the corresponding d-amino acid) so that the specific optical rotation is decreased, or even reduced to zero, in the resulting mixture.


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Racemic

... containing compund). --> thus when one of the reactants do not contain optical activity and a compund is formed that has optical activity, the racemization occurs.

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Racemic

... is always a 50-50 ratio of L and D amino acid? Is there any particular reason to it, or is it just a phenomena? And that what actually causes this racemization of amino acid?

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