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By R. Kallenborn

This monograph encompasses a survey at the position of chirality in ecotoxicological procedures. the focal point is on environmental hint research. parts corresponding to toxicology, ecotoxicology, man made chemistry, biology, and physics also are lined intimately so one can clarify the several houses of enantiomers in environmental samples. This monograph grants a accomplished survey for environmental hint analysts, analytical chemists, ecotoxicologists, nutrition scientists and skilled lab staff.

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Chang SC, Wang LR,Armstrong DW (1992) Facile resolution of N-tert-butoxycarbonyl amino acids: the importance of enantiomeric purity in peptide synthesis. J Liq Chromatogr 15:1411-1429 69. , imino acids). J Chromatogr 623:33-41 70. Zukowski J, Pawlowska M, Nagatkina M, Armstrong DW (1993) High-performance liquid chromatographic enantioseparation of glycyl di- and tripeptides on native cyclodextrin bonded phases. Mechanistic considerations. J Chromatogr 629: 169-179 71. Pawlowska M, Chen S, Armstrong DW (1993) Enantiomeric separation of fluorescent, 6-aminoquinolyl-N-hydroxysuccinimidyl carbamate, tagged amino acids.

Therefore, Ludwig et al. tenta- 58 3 Chiral Xenobiotics in the Environment tively assumed that the responsible enzymes prefer a common structural element represented by {+ }-a- HCH and the corresponding {3- PCCH enantiomer. It is worth noting that Vetter and co-workers meanwhile have been able to determine the direction of the optical rotation for the two {3- PCCH enantiomers [4]. The laboratory transformation experiment performed by Ludwig et al. [1] with a- HCH and microorganisms isolated off the island of Heligoland reflect the microbial transformation which occurs in the open sea sufficiently well.

2), the appearance of a maximum of the enantiomeric ratios of {3-PCCH during the microbial a-HCH transformation is conceivable. Obviously, the {3-PCCH enantiomer that is being produced faster and in higher concentration is also degraded faster. 1) is caused by an increase in the more enantioselective and faster {3PCCH decomposition. An assignment of the peaks of the /3-PCCH enantiomers was achieved by production of (- }-a- HCH according to the method of Cristol [3], and by its subsequent dehydrochlorination.

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