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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.

sul·fone

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

sulfone

/sul·fone/ (sul´fōn)
1. the radical SO2.
2. a compound containing two hydrocarbon radicals attached to the —SO2— group, especially dapsone and its derivatives, which are potent antibacterials effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and are widely used as leprostatics.

sulfone

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

sul·fone

(sŭl-fōn)
A compound of the general structure R'-SO2-Rd'.
Synonym(s): sulphone.

sulfone

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 humans as leprostatics.
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Dapsone--diamino-diphenyl sulfone, is an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drug which is used worldwide for treating many diseases, such as leprosy, dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA bullous dermatosis and chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood, bullous eruption of systemic lupus erythematosus, erythema elevatum diutinum, leukocytoclastic and other kinds of vasculitis, malaria, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, etc (2-8, 8, 17, 27), Since it is widely used, the adverse effects of this drug attract the attention of doctors from different specialties.
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Although the advent of sulfone drugs helped treat Hansen's disease in the 1940s, segregation laws isolating the sick weren't lifted until 1969.
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The second covers the removal of the functional group, the sulfone.
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