Absolute chirality of the γ-polymorph of glycine: Correlation of the absolute structure with the optical rotation

Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Masahito Tanaka, Toshiya Suzuki, Akiko Sekine, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai, Motoo Shiro, Meir Lahav, Toru Asahi

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Abstract

Crystal specimens of the γ-polymorph of achiral glycine which crystallize in space groups P31 and P32 as determined by the anomalous X-ray scattering method are shown to be laevorotatory and dextrorotatory, respectively, as determined by optical rotation of the crystals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6031-6033
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 May 21

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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Ishikawa, K., Tanaka, M., Suzuki, T., Sekine, A., Kawasaki, T., Soai, K., Shiro, M., Lahav, M., & Asahi, T. (2012). Absolute chirality of the γ-polymorph of glycine: Correlation of the absolute structure with the optical rotation. Chemical Communications, 48(48), 6031-6033. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2cc30549f