aromatization


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aro·ma·ti·za·tion

(ă-rō'mă-tī-zā'shŭn)
Conversion of a nonaromatic compound to an aromatic compound.
Synonym(s): aromatisation.
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The condensation and aromatization reactions took place all the time, the retorting gas yield continued increasing from the 30th minute onwards.
The acid decomposition products of the phosphates and the boric acid-polysaccharide complexes catalyze wood dehydration and decomposition to generate unsaturated products; this solid carbonaceous residue then experiences further condensation, polymerization, and aromatization catalyzed by acid.
Rather, precursors of estrogen (testosterone and androstenedione) are produced by the adrenal gland and converted in peripheral tissue to estradiol and estrone via aromatization as a result of enzymatic products of the gene CYP19.
Estradiol is produced in the granulosa cells of the ovaries during puberty, through the process of aromatization of testosterone from the theca cells.
Effects of epidermal growth factor, transforming growth factor alpha and androstenedione on follicular growth and aromatization in culture.
It is believed that the increased strength of the filaments during carbonization is due to the bridging of the carbon chains during aromatization.
On catalyst CEP-1, C4 hydrocarbons can undergo not only cracking reactions, but also such reactions as hydrogen transfer, polymerization and aromatization.
When AAS levels are elevated, they undergo aromatization, being converted by fat and other cells to estrogens in peripheral tissue.
The reaction not only stabilizes the relatively unstable alkenyl radical, but also allows for the aromatization of the diimino-cylcohexadienyl ring.
Can alcohol promote aromatization of androgens to estrogens?
Flood, "The Production and Aromatization of Dehydroepiandrosterone in Post-menopausal Women," Maturitas, vol.
However, in both men and women, estrogens are also generated through peripheral aromatization in several tissues, especially fat.