Definition of Isomerization

1. Noun. The conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself.

Exact synonyms: Isomerisation
Generic synonyms: Changeover, Conversion, Transition
Derivative terms: Isomerise, Isomerise, Isomerize, Isomerize



Definition of Isomerization

1. Noun. (chemistry) the conversion of a compound into a different isomeric form ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isomerization

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Medical Definition of Isomerization

1. A process in which one isomer is formed from another, as in the action of isomerases. Enzyme isomerization, reversible changes in enzyme conformation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isomerization

isomerate
isomerates
isomere
isomeres
isomeric
isomeric function
isomeric transition
isomerically
isomeride
isomerides
isomerisation
isomerisations
isomerise
isomerism
isomerisms
isomerization (current term)
isomerizations
isomerize
isomerized
isomerizes
isomerizing
isomerohydrolase
isomeromorphism
isomerous
isomers
isomertieite
isomethadone
isometheptene
isometric
isometric chart

Literary usage of Isomerization

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Ill with observed isomerization constants. The ratio of trans to eis isomer is strongly dependent on the concentration of the supporting chloride ion in ..."

2. General Principles of Organic Syntheses by Petr Petrovich Aleksi︠e︡ev (1906)
"isomerization. IT sometimes happens that a body is converted into an isomeric form possessing the same percentage composition, either by the same reaction ..."

3. Catalysis in Organic Chemistryby Paul Sabatier by Paul Sabatier (1922)
"... it can be foreseen that their use will permit, in many cases, of realizing an isomerization at a lower temperature, or causing it to go more rapidly. ..."

4. Theories of Organic Chemistry by Ferdinand August Karl Henrich (1922)
"Solubility and rate of isomerization are, however, only approximately inversely proportional, since other influences which are not as yet understood make ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... manufactured from a hexane extract of hops by simultaneous isomerization and selective reduction in an alkaline aqueous medium with sodium borohydride, ..."

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