Definition of Isoprenoid

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any compound formally derived from one or more isoprene unit. ¹



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Definition of Isoprenoid

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isoprenoid

isopolity
isopoly acid
isopoly acids
isopolyanion
isopolyanions
isopotential
isoprecipitin
isoprenaline
isoprenaline hydrochloride
isoprenaline sulfate
isoprenalines
isoprene
isoprene rule
isoprene synthase
isoprenes
isoprenoid (current term)
isoprenoids
isoprenyl
isoprenylated
isoprenylation
isoprenylations
isoprenylcysteine
isoprenylcysteine methyl ester hydrolase
isoprenyls
isopromethazine
isopropamide iodide
isopropanol
isopropanol precipitation test
isopropenyl
isopropenyls

Literary usage of Isoprenoid

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"In addition, the effect of the absence of an isoprenoid side chain on these ... The protons of the isoprenoid side chains also exhibit selective solvent ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... extensive recent use of stereospecifically labeled mevalonic acids in studies of isoprenoid biosynthesis, and, appropriately, ..."

3. Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and by Joseph S. Fruton (1990)
"... isotope technique, showed that the biosynthesis of steroids from acetate proceeds by the intermediate formation and assembly of isoprenoid compounds. ..."

4. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"... diester membrane lipids One of the three known domains of life: microbial cells lacking nuclear bound chromosomes with predominantly isoprenoid glycerol ..."

5. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"... which are also more abundant than the isoprenoid hydrocarbons pristane and phytane. Sample 62.5 m is from a source rock of the same organic matter-type, ..."

6. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"... the straight-chain/branched-chain hydrocarbon ratios due to selective bacterial degradation of the n-alkanes in preference to the isoprenoid components ..."

7. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"In addition, the effect of the absence of an isoprenoid side chain on these ... The protons of the isoprenoid side chains also exhibit selective solvent ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... extensive recent use of stereospecifically labeled mevalonic acids in studies of isoprenoid biosynthesis, and, appropriately, ..."

9. Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and by Joseph S. Fruton (1990)
"... isotope technique, showed that the biosynthesis of steroids from acetate proceeds by the intermediate formation and assembly of isoprenoid compounds. ..."

10. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"... diester membrane lipids One of the three known domains of life: microbial cells lacking nuclear bound chromosomes with predominantly isoprenoid glycerol ..."

11. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"... which are also more abundant than the isoprenoid hydrocarbons pristane and phytane. Sample 62.5 m is from a source rock of the same organic matter-type, ..."

12. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"... the straight-chain/branched-chain hydrocarbon ratios due to selective bacterial degradation of the n-alkanes in preference to the isoprenoid components ..."

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