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Quinol

quinol --> hydroquinone

(Science: chemistry) A white crystalline substance, C6H4(OH)2, obtained by the reduction of quinone. It is a diacid phenol, resembling, and metameric with, pyrocatechin and resorcin.

Synonym: dihydroxy benzene.

Origin: Hydro-, 2 _ quinone.


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ETC - purpose of having different dehydrogenases?

... (delta)P generated during respiration. Since a large (delta)P can drive reversed electron transport and thus slow down oxidation of NADH and quinol, it may be an advantage to be able to direct electrons along alternate routes that bypass coupling sites and translocate fewer protons. This ...

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by keetner
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