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What does CD stand for?

CD stands for Circular Dichroism

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Cheeseman, with a Connecticut company, explain how vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) can be used to determine the chiral state of molecules, which is important to organic chemists and pharmaceutical chemists.
We then used the Circular Dichroism beamline (B23) at Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron science facility in Oxfordshire, to track the refolding of the myoglobin structure and were astounded when we became aware of the extremely high thermal resistance of the new material," he added.
Magnetic circular dichroism spectroscopy (MCD) is a very useful method for evaluation of the coordination structure of heme iron complexes including the determination of the oxidation state, spin state and axial ligand identification in heme proteins with a structurally uncharacterized heme center.
This is a "state of the art" project dealing with circular dichroism, a rare effect, only recently observed, which shows that circular polarised light is absorbed more readily in one direction of polarisation than the other.