catechol


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catechol

[′kad·ə‚kȯl]
(organic chemistry)
One of a group of three isomeric dihydroxy benzenes in which the two hydroxyl groups are ortho to each other. Also known as catechin; pyrocatechol; pyrocatechuic acid.
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The adhesive nature of the [(C/S)-q-PDMA]/MMT was investigated by using the properties of the CCDP groups, which is a catechol derivative that anchors the intercalated hybrid MMT to various surfaces.
Besides, the report provides catechol prices in regional markets.
Induction of CYP1A1 was also evaluated with a 30% increase in conversion of 2-hydroxy catechol oestrogens.
max]) of PO were determined at different catechol concentrations (0.
Catechol 2, 3-dioxygenase was measured by a modified method of Nozaki (16).
Kinetics of anaerobic biodegradation of resorcinol catechol and hydroquinone in upflow fixed film-fixed bed reactors, Bioresource Technology 88(1): 69-74.
Using catechol and hydroquinone, they increased P release from iron phosphate above that with organic acids alone.
Such a bridge may be catechol, which is a five-membered ring with hydroxyl groups for binding.
2), (3) Green tea, by containing both tea catechins and caffeine, may act by inhibiting catechol O-methyl-transferase, and by inhibiting phosphodiesterase, providing positive effects on body weight management.
This effect may be attributable to the catechol structure of ring B, the 2, 3 double bond in conjugation with a 4-oxo function, and the presence of both 7and 5-hydroxyl groups (30).