epimerize

[ ep-uh-muh-rahyz ]
/ ˈɛp ə məˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), ep·i·mer·ized, ep·i·mer·iz·ing.

to convert into an epimer.
Also especially British, ep·i·mer·ise.

Origin of epimerize

First recorded in 1925–30; epimer + -ize
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