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  1. [organic chemistry] A polyketide.


Acetogenin: Acetogenins are a class of polyketide natural products found in plants of the family Annonaceae. They are characterized by linear 32- or 34-carbon chains containing oxygenated functional groups including hydroxyls, ketones, epoxides, tetrahydrofurans and tetrahydropyrans. They are often terminated with a lactone or butenolide. Over 400 members of this family of compounds have been isolated from 51 different species of plants.

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

- derived from acetic acid acetogenin (polyketide) derived from acet(o)-, -gen, and -in(e) acetoin C4H8O2, patterned derived from acet(o)- and -oin; after 1benzoin acetol ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

Acetogenin. Isol. from the sea hare Aplysia parvula. Ichthyotoxic agent.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (2008)

by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull

Squamotacin: an annonaceous acetogenin with cytotoxic selectivity for the human prostate tumor cell line (PC-3). Journal of Natural Products 59, 97–99. Huang, T.C., Liu, L.H. and Lee, ...

Google previewDictionary of Organic Compounds, Sixth Edition, Supplement 1 (1996)

by John Buckingham, Fiona Macdonald

I2COCH2COCH3 Acetogenin. Constit. of Ruta graveolens and the alga Caulocystis cephalornithos. Also found in various mammalian tissues. Oil. Douglas, D.E. et al, ...

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