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1. An essential part of coenzyme Q and vitamin E, reducible to hydroquinone. Synonym(s): quinone (2)
2. One of a class of benzoquinone derivatives.
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There are 30 AA genes in this genome including 5 AA1 (multicopper oxidases), 2 AA2 (lignin-modifying peroxidases), 11 AA3 (glucose-methanol-choline oxidoreductase including cellobiose dehydrogenase, aryl-alcohol oxidase/glucose oxidase, alcohol oxidase, pyranose oxidase), 2 AA4 (vanillyl-alcohol oxidase), 4 AA5 (copper radical oxidases), 1 AA6 (1,4-benzoquinone reductase), 3 AA7 (glucooligosaccharide oxidase), and 2 AA9 (lytic polysaccharide monooxygenase) genes.
Winn, "NF-kappaB signaling is increased in HD3 cells following exposure to 1,4-benzoquinone: role of reactive oxygen species and p38-MAPK," Toxicological Sciences, vol.
This paper describes voltammetric method for determination of TDZ via its reduction at a 1,4-benzoquinone modified carbon paste electrode (1,4-BQMCPE).
Among those peroxidases, myeloperoxidase is found with particularly high concentrations, which activates hydroquinone to 1,4-benzoquinone (1,4-BQ), a more reactive species of benzene [6].
Coenzyme Q10 (or 1,4-benzoquinone) is a component of the electron transport chain in mitochondria which is linked to the generation of energy in the cell (Bentinger et al., 2010).
Gaya et al., "Photocatalytic degradation of 1,4-Benzoquinone in aqueous ZnO dispersions," Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, vol.
Unsubstituted zinc phthalocyanine, 1, 3-diphenylisobenzofuran (DPBF), and 1,4-benzoquinone (BQ) were purchased from Sigma Aldrich.
Protein targets of 1,4-benzoquinone and 1,4-naphthoquinone in human bronchial epithelial cells.
1) corresponds to arthropods that cluster in part because they utilize quinones--most notably 1,4-benzoquinone, 2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone, and 2-methoxy-3-methyl-l,4-benzoquinone (Fig.
A small amount, 300 ppm, of 1,4-benzoquinone (Fluka) was used as an inhibitor to control the cure kinetics.
1,4-Benzoquinone decreased the quantum yield of HPD photobleaching at all concentrations studied (from 0.001 up to 0.25 mM) (Table 7).
The oxidizing agent Ce(IV)[SiO.sub.2] is prepared by coating silica gel with ceric ammonium nitrate and is used to oxidize hydroquinones to their corresponding 1,4-benzoquinone. Analytical results from [H-NMR.sub.1] spectroscopy, including detection limits, will be presented to demonstrate that heterogeneous oxidation only occurs when Ce(IV) is supported on the surface of silica gel, and is not promoted by the individual components of this solid-supported reagent either se parately or when physically mixed.