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A chemist working on the synthesis of (+)-pilocarpine, an

Last updated: 7/26/2022

A chemist working on the synthesis of (+)-pilocarpine, an

A chemist working on the synthesis of (+)-pilocarpine, an alkaloid used in the treatment of dry mouth and glaucoma, produced a mixture of enantiomers that gave a specific rotation [ɑ]D = +71° Based on the specific rotation of pure enantiomer, calculate the percentage content of (+) and (-) - pilocarpine in the mixture produced by the chemist.

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