chloranil


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chloranil

[klȯr′an·əl]
(organic chemistry)
C6Cl4O2 Yellow leaflets melting at 290°C; soluble in organic solvents; made from phenol by treatment with potassium chloride and hydrochloric acid; used as an agricultural fungicide and as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes.
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For example, the inhibition of CES1 and CES2 by triclosan was totally unexpected, as was the inhibition of the RyRs by chloranil and dichlone.