noun[mass noun] Chemistry
An organic compound present in various plants, with a molecule based on a seven-membered carbon ring.
- Chemical formula: C7H6O2
- Negative controls were previously incubated in 10 mM tropolone, a specific inhibitor for PPO activity.
- Most remarkably, with the addition of one water molecule to tropolone the observed tunneling splitting vanishes.
- Various derivatives of tropolone have been synthesized, and recently three independent syntheses of tropolone have been described.
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