Enantiomer vs Levomethadone - What's the difference?

enantiomer | levomethadone |


As nouns the difference between enantiomer and levomethadone

is that enantiomer is an enantiomer while levomethadone is the active enantiomer of methadone.

enantiomer

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) One of a pair of stereoisomers that is the mirror image of the other, but may not be superimposed on this other stereoisomer. Almost always, a pair of enantiomers contain at least one chiral center, and a sample of either enantiomer will be optically active.
  • Synonyms

    * enantiomorph * optical isomer

    Derived terms

    * enantiomeric

    See also

    * diastereoisomer * dextro- , D- * levo- , L-

    Anagrams

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    levomethadone

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • the active enantiomer of methadone