aromatic compounds


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aromatic compounds

organic compounds that contain a benzene, naphthalene, or analogous ring. Many of these compounds have agreeable odors, which accounts for the use of this term for such compounds.
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Aromatic compounds are generated in high amounts when the temperature is above 485[degrees]C.
Dihydroxyl-substituted aromatic compound, one hydroxyl in ortho (catechol) position relative to the other hydroxyl group, can be cleaved by ring-cleavage dioxygenases.
Kabe, "Elucidation of Retarding Effects of Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds on Aromatic Compounds Hydrogenation," Energy Fuels 17, 1338 (2003).
The label reacts to aromatic compounds given off by the produce.
These fungi use extracellular oxidative enzymes that are also able to transform related aromatic compounds found in explosive contaminants, pesticides, and toxic waste.
As 4,4'-diol aromatic compounds, bisphenol A, p-dihydroxy benzene, 4,4'-diphenol methane and p,p'-diphenol (bisphenol) were compared to study which compound would indicate the most resistant to gamma-ray irradiation.
Scientists at HortResearch spent five years developing a sensor that responds to the pleasant-smelling chemicals, known as aromatic compounds, given off by fresh fruit.
Aromatic compounds containing both electron donor and acceptor substituents are highly polar and their UV spectra can be sensitive to solvent polarity and hydrogen bonding.
PAH metabolites in fish bile were characterized using a semi-quantitative technique that measures fluorescent aromatic compounds (FACs) in fish bile.