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aromatic

Chemistry (of an organic compound) having an unsaturated ring containing alternating double and single bonds, esp containing a benzene ring; exhibiting aromaticity

aromatic

[¦ar·ə¦mad·ik]
(organic chemistry)
Pertaining to or characterized by the presence of at least one benzene ring.
Describing those compounds having physical and chemical properties resembling those of benzene.
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Thus, gene expression analysis of badh2 gene using reverse transcription quantitative PCR (RTqPCR) with relative quantification method could explore the genetic condition of aromatic rice as well as the influences of temperature on aroma gene by analyzing biochemical and physiological changes of aromatic rice due to the changes of badh2 gene expression level (Livak and Schmittgen, 2001; Kim et al.
Of many structural type organic compounds, aromatic ring systems remain stable up to the temperature of pyrolysis (700C) whereas, aliphatic compounds with C-H and C-C bonds break into free radical molecular fragments quite readily which are further subjected to recombination (Golomb et al.
In the end, performance of the nanostructure as a sensor to detect aromatics was studied and compared to that of the previous samples.
The study looked at the effects of aromatic (ar) turmerone on endogenous neutral stem cells (NSC), the stem cells found within adult brains.
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Several varieties of Sylheti aromatic rice even had lower arsenic than the well-known Basmati aromatic rice from India and Pakistan, he said.
A Mobius molecule will be aromatic only when the electron number is a multiple of four, Miliordos reports online December 28 in Physical Review A.
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