Definición de catechol en inglés:

catechol

Silabificación: cat·e·chol
Pronunciación: /ˈkatəˌkôl, -ˌkōl
 
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sustantivo

Chemistry
  • A crystalline compound obtained by distilling catechu.
    • Alternative name: benzene-1,2-diol; chemical formula: C6H4(OH)2
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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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