Racemization



[ras-uh-muh-zey-shuh n, rey-see-muh-] /ˌræs ə məˈzeɪ ʃən, reɪˈsi mə-/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
the conversion of an optically active substance into an optically inactive mixture of equal amounts of the dextrorotatory and levorotatory forms.

racemization ra·ce·mi·za·tion (rā’sə-mĭ-zā’shən, rās’ə-)
n.
Conversion of an optically active substance to a raceme.

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