enantiomeric ratio

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Noun[edit]

enantiomeric ratio (plural enantiomeric ratios)

  1. (chemistry) The ratio of the percent of one enantiomer in a mixture to that of the other[1]
    70% (+) and 30% (−) is both:
    • 70(+):30(−)
    • a (+):(−) ratio of 7:3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moss, G. P. (1996), “Basic terminology of stereochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)”, in Pure and Applied Chemistry, volume 68, issue 12, DOI:doi:10.1351/pac199668122193, page 2207