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Definition of "stereospecific" [stereospecific]

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Use "stereospecific" in a sentence
  • "Since only one T entered the C-1 position of the fructose-6P at equilibrium in tritiated water the abstraction and exchange with solvent were stereospecific."
  • "In the case of the enzymatic reaction based on Ogston one would expect to lose all the 18O on stereospecific return of such an intermediate to the ester."
  • "He said that the binding was so “stereospecific” it had to be an opiate, like morphine, but because the binding was so weak he suspected that it might be due to the presence of a morphine contaminant in the sample."