Question

Racemic modification can be resolved by

Solution

Correct option is

The use of enzymes

 

The separation of racemic mixture back into d and l isomers is known as resolution. It can be done by

(I) mechanical method

(II) bio-chemical method using enzymes  

(c) chemical method (salt formation).

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect for D-(+)-glyceraldehyde?

Q2

The specific rotation of a pure enantiomer is + 16o. Its observed rotation if it is isolated from a reaction with 25% recemisation and 75% retention is

Q3

An enantiomerically pure acid is treated with racemic mixture of an alcohol having one chiral carbon. The ester formed will be

Q4

During the debromination of meso-dibromobutane, the major compound formed will be

Q5

At room temperature the eclipsed and the staggered forms of ethane cannot be isolated because

Q6

The most unstable configuration of cyclohexane is

Q7

The type of isomerism shown by 6, 6-disitrodiphenic acid is

Q8

Meso-tartaric acid is optically inactive due to the presence of

Q9

How many carbon atoms in the molecule HOOC—(CHOH)2—COOH are asymmetric?

Q10

Racemic tartaric acid is optically inactive due to