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Chalcone

Definition of the noun Chalcone

What does Chalcone mean as a name of something?

Chalcone is a genus of Hesperiidae, described by Evans in 1955.

Alternative definition of the noun Chalcone

noun

  1. [context: organic compound, uncountable] The compound 1,3-diphenylpropenone (PhCH=CHCOPh).
  2. [context: organic chemistry, countable] Any derivative of this compound.

Explanation

Chalcone is an aromatic ketone and an enone that forms the central core for a variety of important biological compounds, which are known collectively as chalcones or chalconoids. Benzylideneacetophenone is the parent member of the chalcone series. The alternative name given to chalcone are phenyl styryl ketone, benzalacetophenone, β-phenylacrylophenone, ɣ-oxo-α,ɣ-diphenyl-α-propylene and α-phenyl-β-benzoylethylene.

Phrases with Chalcone

Phrases starting with the word Chalcone:

  1. Chalcone Zisa
  2. Chalcone Corta
  3. Chalcone Tania
  4. Chalcone Turbis
  5. Chalcone Chalcone
  6. Chalcone Santarus
  7. Chalcone Chalcone Corta
  8. Chalcone Chalcone Chalcone

Phrases ending with the word Chalcone:

  1. Genus Chalcone
  2. Species Chalcone Chalcone
  3. Subspecies Chalcone Chalcone Chalcone

Other phrases containing the word Chalcone:

  1. Species Chalcone Zisa
  2. Species Chalcone Corta
  3. Species Chalcone Tania
  4. Species Chalcone Turbis
  5. Species Chalcone Santarus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Chalcone

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Google previewSkin Care: Beyond the Basics (2011)

by Mark Lees

Hesperidin methyl chalcone is a citrus bioflavonoid used to normalize blood flow; it is used cosmetically to reduce the appearance of puffiness, redness, and under-eye circles.

Google previewPropiophenones: Advances in Research and Application: 2011 Edition (2012)

ScholarlyBrief

“Naringenin chalcone is a flavonoid contained in tomato peel. In this study, we investigated its effects on adipocyte functions related to metabolic processes, including adipocytokine production,” researchers in Noda, Japan report. “ Naringenin ...

Google previewAnti-diabetes and Anti-obesity Medicinal Plants and Phytochemicals (2017)

Safety, Efficacy, and Action Mechanisms by Bashar Saad, Hilal Zaid, Siba Shanak, Sleman Kadan

Chalcone is the first product in the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway, which presents the precursor for the synthesis of flavanone naringenin. Most flavonoids are then oxidized/reduced to flavone, flavonol, dihydroflavonol, leucoanthocyanidin, ...

Google previewCatalysis in Asymmetric Synthesis (2016)

Chemistry, Chemical engineering by CTI Reviews

Chalcone: Chalcone is an aromatic ketone and an enone that forms the central core for a variety of important biological compounds, which are known collectively as chalcones or chalconoids. Benzylideneacetophenone istheparent member of ...

Google previewFortschritte der Chemie organischer Naturstoffe Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products 69 (2012)

Since chalcone is the central C1s intermediate for the synthesis of all flavonoids the enzyme chalcone synthase (CHS) can be regarded as the key enzyme of flavonoid biosynthesis. The enzyme catalyses the stepwise condensation of three ...

Google previewBillie's Wisdom

by Billie Watkins

Quercetin chalcone is the most absorbable form. Quercetin can also be mixed with extra virgin olive oil. Adding curcumin to the oil boosts the anti-inflammatory effect. Studies have also shown that white and green tea catechins reduce bladder ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

Chalcone: Chalcone is an aromatic ketone and an enone that forms the central core for a variety of important biological compounds, which are known collectively as chalcones or chalconoids. Benzylideneacetophenone is the parent member ...

Google previewCosmetic Science and Technology: Theoretical Principles and Applications (2017)

by Kazutami Sakamoto, Robert Lochhead, Howard Maibach, Yuji Yamashita

Chalcone is an aromatic enone in the flavonoid family and is a precursor of flavone.

Google previewRecent Advances in Polyphenol Research (2011)

by Celestino Santos-Buelga, Maria Teresa Escribano-Bailon, Vincenzo Lattanzio

Naringenin chalcone is the major flavonoid chalcone found in tomato fruit peel. This compound, which is the product of CHS ...

Google previewComprehensive Natural Products II: Chemistry and Biology (2010)

Chalcones Chalcone is a yellow pigment, and its skeleton (1,3-diphenyl-2- propen-1-one) is the initial intermediate structure used in the biosynthesis of all flavonoids.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

The first examples of these approaches were published as early as 1988 and 1990, and demonstrated suppression of petunia flower pigmentation using chalcone synthase transgenes in antisense and sense orientation, respectively.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

chalcone Intermediate in biosynthesis of flavanones, flavones and anthocyanidins by plants. Synthetic derivatives have been ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

Chalcone HMG- CoA HMGS Isopentenyl diphosphate (IPP) IPP GPPS IDI Indole 3-glycerol phosaphate Tryptophan Acetyl -CoA 2x CoASH Monoterpenes Isoflavones Geranyl-PP ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)

Chalconaringenin Chalconaringenin is a polyphenolic chalcone intermediate in the pathway leading to the formation of hop flavonols (see diagram for structure). See polyphenols. Chalcones Class of flavonoid polyphenol based on the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine

chalcone Any of a class of *flavonoids having the basic C6–C3–C6 arrangement but in which the middle three carbon atoms do not form a closed ring, in contrast to other ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

CH3 O O CH 3 CH 3 O OH OCH3 H3C HO O O CH 3 CH2 O O OCH3 CH3O OH CH3 O Chalconase The enzyme that catalyzes the following reaction: a flavanone A chalcone Chalcone A group of bioflavonoids (pigments). D- Chalcose (mol wt ...

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Scrabble value of C3H4A1L1C3O1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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