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 effect of various laccase inducers like copper sulphate, tannic acid, catechol, hydroquinone, acetaminophen and pyrogallol on laccase production was carried out by adding 0.
Phase 2 metabolism in human skin: skin explants show full coverage of glucuronidation, sulfation, n-acetylation, catechol methylation and glutathione conjugation.
The tannin structures of the extractives are mainly procyanidin type, consisting of phloroglucinol A-ring, catechol B-ring, and pyrogallol B-ring.
In Parkinson's disease (PD) patients undergoing levodopa (LD) therapy, plasma homocysteine (Hcy) levels are elevated as a result of the transmethylation of LD via catechol O-methyl transferase (COMT) [4, 5].
For example, Figure 6 illustrates singlet oxygen formation from catechol or a catechol derivative 15 via a semiquinone radical 16 and a hydroperoxy semiquinone 17.
Thus, it is reasonable to suggest that an MMT functionalized polymeric coating agent may be applied readily to various metal and nonmetal surfaces using adhesive catechol chemistry [10].
in an experiment damage of epithelium cells of colon was induced by catechol and p-aminophe-nol.
21) These enzymes convert estrone (E1) and estradiol (E2) into catechol metabolites allowing for phase 2 detoxification in the liver via methylation and glucuronidation pathways.
2003) Catechol O-methyltransferase val158-met genotype and individual variation in the brain response to amphetamine.