noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A synthetic crystalline compound with basic properties, sometimes used as an anthelmintic and insecticide.
- A heterocyclic compound; chemical formula: C4H10N2.
- The final step involved a nucleophilic substitution of the 2-chloro group by piperazine at high temperatures.
- The piperazine end of the molecule extends partially into the GC region of the DNA.
- The interaction energy between the piperazine and the DNA does not alter significantly during the structural changes, suggesting entropy as the driving force for the transitions.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: pi¦pera|zine
Definition of piperazine in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.