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The radical of an aromatic acid (for example, benzoyl); analogous to acyl, the more general term.
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The absence of these signals in the spectra of the complexes indicate coordination through the phenolic oxygen and enolization of the -C=O of the aroyl keto group and consequent deprotonation.
1971, Co-ordination compounds of hydrazine derivaties with transition metals-III: The reaction of aroyl hydrazones with Ni(II) & Cu(II) salts J.
Key words: Vanadium complexes, Bacillus pasteurii, Canavalia ensiformis (Jack bean), Urease inhibition, Enzyme kinetics, Aroyl hydrazine