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retro

  1. A prefix which indicates a shift by one position of all single and double bonds in a conjugated polyene system. It has been applied only to carotenoids and retinoids, e.g. retro-carotenoids, retro-retinoids.
    R05370
  2. A prefix which indicates the reverse sequence of a peptide.
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307 (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1363
See also:
White Book, p. 229
White Book, p. 249
White Book, p. 64
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
Last update: 2014-02-24; version: 2.3.3.
DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.R05370.
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