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cat·e·chol

(kat'ĕ-kol),
1. Synonym(s): pyrocatechol
2. Term loosely used for catechin, which contains an o-catechol moiety, and as the root of catecholamines, which are pyrocatechol derivatives.

catechol

/cat·e·chol/ (kat´ah-kol)

catechol

a phenol containing a benzene ring with adjacent hydroxyl groups. see CATECHOLAMINE.

catechol

a compound, o-dehydroxybenzene, used as a reagent and comprising the aromatic portion in the synthesis of catecholamines.
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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].
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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.
A unifying mechanism in the initiation of cancer and other diseases by catechol quinones.
We graphed trends over time in plasma concentrations of catechols were graphed and assessed relationships between neurochemical measures by linear regression using Kaleidagraph 4.
flavonoids, catechols, phenylpropenoids, quinones, lignans, stilbenes, gallic acid derivatives) which are found in abundance in our daily diet.
Phenol and guaiacol appeared first, followed by all catechols and syringol, ending up with higher molecular weight compounds, ranging from vanillin to syringaldehyde.
Separate chapters list protection for the hydroxyl group, phenols and catechols, the carbonyl group, the carboxyl group, the thiol group, the amino group, and the phosphate group.
Because oxidation of catechols was expected to occur in seawater, larvae were placed into fresh FSW and newly prepared chemical solutions every 12 h.
Typically, the bacteria will form the cisisomers of PAH dihydrodiols before being transformed to catechols, whereas yeasts and fungi will produce the intermediate arene oxides (epoxides of PAHs) before undergoing non-enzymatic rearrangement into hydroxy PAHs or conversion into the trans-isomers of PAH dihydrodiols by epoxide hydrolase (Pothuluri and Cerniglia, 1994).
Catechols, also present in tea and other vegetable products, are well-known antioxidants.
Further, the catechols serve as excellent feedstocks for the synthesis of other value-added fine chemicals.