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benzoquinone

[¦ben·zō‚kwə′nōn]
(organic chemistry)
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Carroll and his colleagues tested the responses of lone star ticks to three benzoquinone chemicals found in millipedes and to permethrin, a commercial insecticide and repellent.
The allergens of exotic woods are primarily benzoquinones and napthoquinones.
has been often studied due to its ability to synthesize and spray a hot, noxious combination of benzoquinones and oxygen.
In general, benzoquinones are toxic to cells and are mostly sought for their cytotoxic properties against tumor cells (Permana et al.
Chemically, phenols and benzoquinones predominate within laniatorid secretions, while acyclic components and, at least in Phalangium opilio Linnaeus 1758, also naphthoquinones (Wiemer et al.