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1. Of or pertaining to the left, inclining to the left; sinistrous; opposed to dextral.

2. (Science: zoology) Having the whorls of the spire revolving or rising to the left; reversed; said of certain spiral shells.

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... the protein will be S configurated also??? racemic = mix of R and S. So, they eliminate each other's rotation. R = rectus, right rotation S = sinistral, left rotation

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by victor
Fri Mar 17, 2006 6:57 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: left handed...right handed...
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