azo compound


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azo compound

[′ā·zō ‚käm‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound having two organic groups separated by an azo group (‒N=N‒).
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Previous studies have shown that vitamin E has a protective effect on the RBC membrane against peroxidation and hemolysis induced by an azo compound.
Our previous paper was on the kinetics of the reduction of dithiazone by sulphite ions [15] in micellar media and now we have attempted to explore the use of micellar media for the kinetics of the reduction of azo compounds by stannous chloride in aqueous medium.
The later worker reported that some azo compounds could be utilized as sole source of carbon and nitrogen by the algae.