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anthraquinone

Saltos de línea: anthra|quin¦one
Pronunciación: /ˌanθrəˈkwɪnəʊn
 
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Definición de anthraquinone en inglés:

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[mass noun] Chemistry
A yellow crystalline compound obtained by oxidation of anthracene. It is the basis of many natural and synthetic dyes.
Example sentences
  • The new algicide, the subject of a patent application, uses a product derivative based on the natural compound anthraquinone, found in rye grass.
  • The preparation of anthraquinone used in the National Toxicology Program cancer bioassay was contaminated with the mutagen 9-nitroanthracene
  • The appearance of such photochemical by-products as dianthracene and anthraquinone was monitored throughout the irradiation experiments.

Origen

late 19th century: from anthra(cene) + quinone.

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