Definitions for racemizationˌræs ə məˈzeɪ ʃən, reɪˈsi mə-, rə-
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The formation of a racemate from a pure enantiomer.
In chemistry, racemization refers to the converting of an enantiomerically pure mixture into a mixture where more than one of the enantiomers are present. If the racemization results in a mixture where the enantiomers are present in equal quantities, the resulting sample is described as racemic or a racemate.
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