d-


Symbol, Biochemistry. (of a molecule) having a configuration resembling the dextrorotatory isomer of glyceraldehyde: always printed as a small capital, roman character (distinguished from l-).
Compare d-.

Definition for d- (2 of 2)

d-


Symbol, Chemistry, Biochemistry.

dextrorotatory; dextro- (distinguished from l-).
Compare d-.
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Medicine definitions for d- (1 of 2)

d-


pref.

Relating to the configuration of d-glyceraldehyde, a compound chosen as the basis for stereochemical nomenclature because it is the simplest carbohydrate that can form optical isomers:d-fructose.

Medicine definitions for d- (2 of 2)

d-


pref.

To the right; dextro:d-tartaric acid.
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