Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Levorotatory

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6881

\le-vә-rō-tә-tōr- ē\ adj (1873) Turning toward the left or counterclockwise: esp: rotating the plane of polarization toward the left – compare  Dextrorotatory. (Morrison RT, Boyd RN (1992) Organic chemistry, 6th edn. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA