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Enantiomeric Excess

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  • Enantiomeric excess (symbol: ee) of a mixture of enantiomers = percent composition of the major enantiomer — percent composition of the minor enantiomer.

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    Enantiomeric excess of a mixture of enantiomers is numerically equal to its optical purity.