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sulfone

 [sul´fōn]
a compound containing two hydrocarbon radicals attached to the -SO2- group, especially dapsone (4,4´-sulfonylbisbenzenamine) and its derivatives, which are potent antibacterials effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and are widely used in treatment of leprosy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sul·fone

(sŭl'fōn),
A compound of the general structure R'-SO2-R".
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sulfone

(sŭl′fōn′)
n.
Any of various organic sulfur compounds having a sulfonyl group attached to two carbon atoms.
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sul·fone

(sŭl-fōn)
A compound of the general structure R'-SO2-Rd'.
Synonym(s): sulphone.
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Dapsone, an immunomodulatory sulfone that has been supported for use in LABD by case reports and clinical observation, was administered to the patient.
Studies about polymer based sulfonated proton exchange membrane materials such as poly(arylene ether sulfone)s [811], poly(ether ether ketone)s [12-14], poly(arylene thioether) [15-17], poly(phenylene)s [18-20], polyimides [21-24], and other types of polymers have largely taken place in the scope of polymer electrolyte membrane researches so far.
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