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racemic

Racemic (optically inactive) mixture of left- and right-handed molecules of tartaric acid, Left-turning tartaric acid and the racemate grape acid can only be produced artificially. In nature, only dextrorotatory (and optically active) tartaric acid occurs. See also below acids,

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