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Is nitroglycerin synthesis within human digestive system from eating soap possible?

First of all, you don't need to eat soap to get glycerin in your system. Fats are broken down by digestion into glycerin and fatty acids. Glycerin is also available commercially as a cough syrup and ...
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Is nitroglycerin synthesis within human digestive system from eating soap possible?

According to the metabocard at HMDB — Nitroglycerin, nitroglycerin is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. No known metabolic pathways for glycerin lead to nitroglycerin either....
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What exactly does 'isomerism' mean?

It's about how you define isomerism. And as you have quoted IUPAC Gold Book in your answer, so there's no debate at all on the topic. Since IUPAC is the final body that defines definitions in ...
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What exactly does 'isomerism' mean?

According to the widely understood understanding, isomerism refers to molecules with the same molecular formula (same number of each type of atom) but different arrangements of those atoms. There can ...
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