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Supersaturation-dependent polymorphic outcome and transformation rate of l-glutamic acid
- Liang, Shanshan, Duan, Xuezhi, Zhang, Xiangyang, Qian, Gang, Zhou, Xinggui
- RSC advances 2016 v.6 no.78 pp. 74700-74703
- Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, aqueous solutions, glutamic acid
- A link between the predominant conformer in supersaturated l-glutamic acid aqueous solution detected by FTIR spectroscopy and the polymorphic outcome is reported. In particular, the supersaturation is found to determine the morphology of the initially crystallized α form and thus to affect the rate for its further transformation to the β form.