ketone group


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ketone group

the chemical carbonyl group of a ketone (i.e., with two alkyl groups attached to it). See also ketone.
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Thus, it was assumed that nodosin toxicity was possibly due to Michael-type addition at [alpha], [beta]-unsaturated ketone group of nodosin, which is true for all four diterpenoids.
As described above, [alpha], [beta]-unsaturated ketone group in the D-ring is a characteristic structural function among many Rabdosia diterpenoids characterized (Fujita and Node 1984; Takeda and Otsuka 1995).
Similar to their cytotoxic action, the suppression activity of melanin production in cultured murine B16-F10 melanoma cells is, at least partly, mediated by their [alpha], [beta]-unsaturated ketone group because their dihydroderivatives showed less suppression activity.
1); the aromatic ring attached to two ketone groups (ring 2 in Fig.
13]C NMR data show no evidence of substitution of the phenyl rings attached to two ketone groups.