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catechol

Saltos de línea: cat|echol
Pronunciación: /ˈkatɪtʃɒl
 
, -kɒl/

Definición de catechol en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Chemistry
A crystalline compound obtained by distilling catechu.
Example sentences
  • This surprised the researchers, because their previous work had suggested that the intestinal enzyme catechol - O methyltransferase played a big part in digesting flavanols, and they expected to see more O methylation going on.
  • Acrolein, hydroquinone, catechol, and benzo- [a] pyrene have demonstrated immunosuppressive effects in cell and animal models.
  • So the problem was how to change this catechol without affecting the drug's ability to interact at the receptor.

Origen

late 19th century: from catechu + -ol.

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