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(Science: chemistry) A white crystalline aromatic hydrocarbon, C10H8, analogous to benzene, and obtained by the distillation of certain bituminous materials, such as the heavy oil of coal tar. It is the type and basis of a large number of derivatives among organic compounds. Formerly called also naphthaline.

(Science: chemistry) Naphthalene red, a yellow dyestuff obtained from certain nitro derivatives of naphthol.

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... acid, (E)-6-{2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1yl)ethenyl}-2-naphthalenecarboxylic aicd, (E<E<E)-7-(2,3dihydro-1,1,3,3-tetra-methyl-1H--inden-5-yl)-3-methyl-2,4,6-octatrienoic acid, (E)-4-{2-(2,3-dihydro-1,1,3,3-tetramethyl-1H--inden-5-yl)-1-propenyl}benzoic ...

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The Fiber Disease

... in the environment it synthesizes DOPA-melanin, however, in the absence of phenolic compounds it is able to produce DHN-melanin from tetrahydroxy- naphthalene using the pentaketide pathway. In Spo- rothrix schenckii this pathway leads to melanization of conidia with the cell wall covered from the ...

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Do the roots produce hormones rhizogenic

... and rooting Synthetic Auxins Chemists have synthesized several inexpensive compounds similar in structure to IAA. Synthetic auxins, like naphthalene acetic acid, of NAA, are used extensively to promote root formation on stem and leaf cuttings

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Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:17 am
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