Definition of Benzoquinone

1. Noun. Any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes.

Exact synonyms: Quinone
Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound
Specialized synonyms: Coenzyme Q, Ubiquinone



Definition of Benzoquinone

1. Noun. (organic compound) Either of the two isomeric forms of the simplest quinone, C6H4O2, or any of their derivatives. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benzoquinone

benzopyranic
benzopyrans
benzopyrazine
benzopyrazines
benzopyrazole
benzopyrazoles
benzopyrene
benzopyrene hydroxylase
benzopyrenes
benzopyridazine
benzopyridazines
benzopyrone
benzopyrones
benzoquinoline
benzoquinolines
benzoquinone (current term)
benzoquinones
benzoquinonium chloride
benzoresinol
benzos
benzosulfimide
benzothiadiazides
benzothiadiazole
benzothiazide
benzothiazine
benzothiazines
benzothiazole
benzothiazoles
benzothiophene
benzothiophenes

Literary usage of Benzoquinone

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The insoluble material (recovered 2-methoxy-5-methyl-l,4-benzoquinone) was .... A solution of 25 mg of 2-methoxy-5-methyl-6-phytyl- 1,4-benzoquinone (3b) in ..."

2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"On the Reaction of benzoquinone with Potassium Cyanide. By SA SWORN, BA, ... RCSc.I. Hydrocyanic ncid does not form a compound with benzoquinone. ..."

3. Review of American Chemical Research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1906)
"Trichlor-p-benzoquinone and Dimethylaniline; beautiful, slender, dark-blue prisms, ... 2,^-Dichlor-p-benzoquinone and Dimethyl- aniline; slender, ..."

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