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anthracene

 [an´thrah-sēn]
a crystalline hydrocarbon, C14h10, from coal tar, used in making dyes.
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an·thra·cene

(an'thră-sēn),
1. A hydrocarbon obtained from coal tar; it oxidizes to anthraquinone, which is converted to alizarin dyes. Synonym(s): anthracin
2. A compound containing anthracene (1) as a part of its structure.
[G. anthrax, coal]
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To determine very small amounts of in situ forming compatibilizers, MAMA-containing anthracene moieties was introduced into PS-co-TMI chain to get fluorescent-labeled compatibilizer [28-30].
Terpenes exhibit antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties (SARTORI, 2005), and anthracene derivatives, the presence of which has not been reported in this species to date, exhibit astringent activity (SOUSA et al., 2003).
On the other hand, naphthalene, acenaphthene, fluorene, anthracene, pyrene, and benzo(g,h,i)perylene were not detected in milk samples during both periods.
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Several works have verified that benzo[a]anthracene, benzo[a]pyrene and anthracene are produced by photolysis in the environment at extremely quicker rates.
Naphthalene, acenaphthene, phenanthrene, fluorine, anthracene, fluoranthene, benzo(a)anthracene and benzo(b)fluoranthene were detected and ranged between 0.05 [micro]g/l and 0.71 [micro]g/l.
These effects can be attributed to the presence of substantial and possible synergies of the chemical components viz., anthraquinones, coumarins, anthracene derivatives, mono-, sesqui- and diterpenes, triterpenes and steroids, as well as water-soluble tannins.
The signals for the anthracene protons (AnthH) of P-12 and P-13 are found in the expected region of the spectra [20, 25].
Compound Abbreviation % RSD LOD LOQ (ng x (ng x [L.sup.-1]) [L.sup.-1]) Chrysene Chry 4.21 0.22 0.72 Benzo(b) B(b)Flu 9.57 0.20 0.67 fluorantene Benzo(a) B(a)Pyr 10.27 0.30 1.00 pyrene Dibenzo(a,h) Db(a,h)ant 9.88 0.02 0.06 anthracene
The highlighted compounds determined include various cinnamic acids and their derivatives, chromones, anthracene compounds, and flavonoids, some of which have been reported previously in Aloe species.