- Symbol, Biochemistry. (of a molecule) having a configuration resembling the dextrorotatory isomer of glyceraldehyde: always printed as a small capital, roman character (distinguished from l-).
Symbol, Chemistry, Biochemistry.
- dextrorotatory; dextro- (distinguished from l-).
- Relating to the configuration of d-glyceraldehyde, a compound chosen as the basis for stereochemical nomenclature because it is the simplest carbohydrate that can form optical isomers:d-fructose.
- To the right; dextro:d-tartaric acid.