diastereoisomer (plural diastereoisomers)

(chemistry) A stereoisomer having multiple chiral centres; a diastereoisomer cannot normally be superimposed on the mirror image of another.

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22 March 2023


(noun) the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk

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โ€œCoffee, the favorite drink of the civilized world.โ€ โ€“ Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States

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