Definition of Ionone

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any of a series of closely related aromatic chemical substances that are part of a group of compounds known as rose ketones, including damascones and damascenones, found in a variety of essential oils. ¹



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Definition of Ionone

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ionone

1. A cyclic ketone with an odour of violets or cedar wood, the a and b varieties of which differ in the location of the double bond in the ring: provitamins A and vitamin A have ionone configuration in the ring portion; alpha-carotene contains one alpha-and one beta-ionone moieties, beta-carotene contains two beta-ionone moieties, and gamma-carotene contains one beta-ionone moiety. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ionone

ionize
ionized
ionizer
ionizers
ionizes
ionizing
ionizing radiation
ionizing radiations
ionogen
ionogenic
ionogens
ionogram
ionomer
ionomers
ionomycin
ionone (current term)
ionones
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ionopauses
ionopherogram
ionophore
ionophores
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ionosonde
ionosondes
ionosphere
ionospheres
ionospheric
ionospheric wave

Literary usage of Ionone

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1. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"crystalline oxime, which is recrystallised from petroleum, and regenerating the ketone by means of dilute sulphuric acid, when o-ionone results. ..."

2. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"ACYCLIC UNSATURATED HYDROCARBONS steam, these impurities being easily volatile. By a second vacuum distillation of this product a very pure pseudo-ionone ..."

3. Industrial Chemistry: A Manual for the Student and Manufacturer by Allen Rogers (1920)
"ionone exists in a number of isomeric forms, each of which has a slightly ... Many derivatives of ionone have been made. The name " ionone " having been ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1899)
"... is deposited is decomposed by an acid, and the ionone a regenerated in a state of purity. The semicarbazone of a-ionone melts at 138° after several ..."

5. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"I.—Spirit of ionone, 10 Distilled water 5 ounces percent J drachm Orange flower water 1 ounce Rose water 1 ounce Cologne spirit 8 ounces Add the spirit of ..."

6. Wonders of Chemistry by Archie Frederick Collins (1922)
"However false it may be, when it is boiled with sulphuric acid it breaks up into two compounds both of which are ionone but each of which is a shade ..."

7. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1897)
"The process patented for making ionone states that equal parts by weights of citral and acetone are shaken with a saturated solution of baryta, ..."

8. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1907)
"CHO This method of condensation has received an interesting technical application in the preparation of ionone — a substitute for essence of violets, ..."

9. The Chemistry of Essential Oils and Artificial Perfumes by Ernest John Parry (1908)
"crystalline oxime, which is recrystallised from petroleum, and regenerating the ketone by means of dilute sulphuric acid, when o-ionone results. ..."

10. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"ACYCLIC UNSATURATED HYDROCARBONS steam, these impurities being easily volatile. By a second vacuum distillation of this product a very pure pseudo-ionone ..."

11. Industrial Chemistry: A Manual for the Student and Manufacturer by Allen Rogers (1920)
"ionone exists in a number of isomeric forms, each of which has a slightly ... Many derivatives of ionone have been made. The name " ionone " having been ..."

12. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1899)
"... is deposited is decomposed by an acid, and the ionone a regenerated in a state of purity. The semicarbazone of a-ionone melts at 138° after several ..."

13. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"I.—Spirit of ionone, 10 Distilled water 5 ounces percent J drachm Orange flower water 1 ounce Rose water 1 ounce Cologne spirit 8 ounces Add the spirit of ..."

14. Wonders of Chemistry by Archie Frederick Collins (1922)
"However false it may be, when it is boiled with sulphuric acid it breaks up into two compounds both of which are ionone but each of which is a shade ..."

15. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1897)
"The process patented for making ionone states that equal parts by weights of citral and acetone are shaken with a saturated solution of baryta, ..."

16. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1907)
"CHO This method of condensation has received an interesting technical application in the preparation of ionone — a substitute for essence of violets, ..."

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