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  • A racemate is optically inactive, meaning that there is no net In contrast to the two pure enantiomers, which have identical physical properties except for the direction of rotation of plane-polarized light, a racemate sometimes has different properties from either of the pure enantiomers. — “Racemic mixture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • 12 March 1838 (1838-03-12) Died. 14 July 1907 (1907-07-15) Fields. Chemistry. Known for Royal Medal, Davy Medal, Perkin Medal. Sir William Henry Perkin, FRS (12 March 1838 – 14. — “William Henry Perkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Racemic mixture" or "Racemate" would either be fine, whichever is more common (the former in my experience) Apart from that it's a matter of cost, producing a racemate is often cheaper, and even if one enantiomer is inactive producing 50. — “Talk:Racemic mixture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


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