- a salt or ester of racemic acid.
- a racemic compound.
Origin of racemate
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Below the transition point, therefore, the solubility of the racemate is less than that of the mixed tartrates.
As the latter are equally soluble, equal amounts of each will dissolve, and a further quantity of the racemate will be deposited.
- A racemic compound.
- The salt or ester of such a compound.
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