Definition of Hydroxylation

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) The introduction of a hydroxyl group into a molecule, especially by the replacement of a hydrogen atom ¹



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Definition of Hydroxylation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hydroxylation

1. Hydroxylate, to introduce hydroxyl into (a compound or radical) usually by replacement of hydrogen. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydroxylation

hydroxyl radical
hydroxylamine
hydroxylamine dismutase
hydroxylamine oxidase
hydroxylamines
hydroxylamino
hydroxylammonium
hydroxylapatite
hydroxylapatites
hydroxylase
hydroxylases
hydroxylate
hydroxylated
hydroxylates
hydroxylating
hydroxylation (current term)
hydroxylations
hydroxylclinohumite
hydroxyleucine
hydroxylherderite
hydroxylian
hydroxylic
hydroxylic acid
hydroxyls
hydroxylysine
hydroxylysines
hydroxymandelonitrile lyase
hydroxymercuribenzoates
hydroxymethyl
hydroxymethyl and formyl transferases

Literary usage of Hydroxylation

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Total alpha-hydroxylation, carbonyl reduction to NNAL, and pyridine N-oxidation in ... The high activity for alpha-hydroxylation of NNK in Clara cells is ..."

2. Coal Tar Dyes and Intermediates by Edward de Barry Barnett (1919)
"hydroxylation ALTHOUGH methods have been described by which an hydrogen atom in an aromatic nucleus can be oxidized to an hydroxyl group these methods are ..."

3. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"The major products of NNK metabolism were NNAL and NNK-1-N-oxide (1 in Figure 1). a-hydroxylation produced keto acid (17) ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Cyclic voltammetry of anodic hydroxylation of 1,5- dihydroxynaphthalene: (A) cyclic ... No hydroxylation occurs if the 2 substituent is Cl, CH3, OH, ..."

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