Obsolescent synonym for @S05984@ with different optical properties. They should be described as @D01679@ or enantiomers. (Usage strongly discouraged).
Source: PAC, 1996, 68, 2193. (Basic terminology of stereochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2212 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'optical isomers' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.O04308 RISBibTexEndNote