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Determination of enantiomeric excess of leucine and valine by X-ray powder diffraction

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Elżbieta Tadeusiak
Rafal Kruszynski
Agata Trzesowska-Kruszynska
Tomasz Sieranski
Bartlomiej Lewinski


Two amino acids, leucine and valine, were studied by X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD). The linear correlations between intensity of racemate (decrease) or enantiomer (increase) and enantiomeric excesses were observed in each case.


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Tadeusiak, E.; Kruszynski, R.; Trzesowska-Kruszynska, A.; Sieranski, T.; Lewinski, B. Determination of Enantiomeric Excess of Leucine and Valine by X-Ray Powder Diffraction. Eur. J. Chem. 2010, 1, 319-321.

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