Definition of cyclohexyl in English:

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cyclohexyl

Pronunciation: /ˌsīklōˈheksəl/

noun

[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting the cyclic hydrocarbon radical —C6H11, derived from cyclohexane.
Example sentences
  • This conclusion is supported by the observation that cyclohexyl substrate analogue derivatives, when tested on the bacterial enzyme, manifested exceptionally reduced affinities for the active site with a K I of 422 47 M.
  • Insertion of the thymine moiety into the angelicin skeleton caused a folding of about 51 of the cyclohexyl moiety.

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Syllabification: cy·clo·hex·yl

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