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(R)-69 is a chemical compound that is often used in the field of pharmacology. It is a chiral molecule, meaning it has a non-superimposable mirror image. The "(R)" in its name refers to the rectus configuration of the molecule, which is determined by the Cahn-Ingold-Prelog priority rules.

Chemical Structure[edit | edit source]

The chemical structure of (R)-69 is characterized by its specific arrangement of atoms and the bonds between them. It is a chiral molecule, which means it cannot be superimposed onto its mirror image. This property is significant in the field of stereochemistry, as the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule can affect its chemical and physical properties.

Pharmacological Use[edit | edit source]

In pharmacology, (R)-69 is often used as a reference compound in the study of chiral drugs. Chiral drugs are those that contain one or more chiral centers, resulting in different enantiomers or stereoisomers. These different forms can have different effects in the body, with one form often being more therapeutically active than the other. The study of these effects is a significant aspect of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Related Compounds[edit | edit source]

There are many compounds related to (R)-69, including its enantiomer, (S)-69. Other related compounds include those that share a similar chemical structure or have similar pharmacological uses. These may include other chiral drugs or compounds used in the study of stereochemistry.

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