Definition of Polyene

1. Noun. (chemistry) An organic compound containing several double bonds, especially one containing a sequence of many alternating single and double bonds ¹



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Definition of Polyene

1. a chemical compound [n -S] : POLYENIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Polyene

1. A chemical compound having a series of conjugated (alternating) double bonds; e.g., the carotenoids. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyene

polyeidism
polyelectrolyte
polyelectrolytes
polyelectrolytic
polyelectronic atom
polyembryoma
polyembryomas
polyembryonate
polyembryonic
polyembryonies
polyembryony
polyendocrine
polyendocrine deficiency syndrome
polyendocrine syndrome
polyendocrinopathy
polyene (current term)
polyenes
polyenic
polyenic acids
polyenoic
polyenoic acid
polyenoic acids
polyenoic fatty acid isomerase
polyenone
polyenones
polyenyl
polyepoxide
polyergic
polyester
polyester fiber

Literary usage of Polyene

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"There are two cases depending on the number of electrons, 4n or 4л + 2, in the polyene. The analysis can be simplified to deciding whether the highest ..."

2. Drug Labeling In Developing Countries by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... Oral contraceptive pg Penicillin-derivative antibiotic pi Phosphonic acid-derivative antibiotic with anesthetic pi polyene antifungal agent pi polyene ..."

3. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Protoplasts of S. griseoviridis K61-42 could be transformed by several model plasmids producing 10(4)-10(5) transformants/microgram plasmid DNA. The polyene ..."

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