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Definition: 'Isomeric Ballast'

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isomeric ballast

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. informal term used to refer to the one of a stereoisomeric pair, the distomer, which has little or no desired activity at a given receptor and is essentially the dead weight in the racemate.

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