Catechol

Catechol, also known as pyrocatechol or 1,2-dihydroxybenzene, is an organic compound with the molecular formula C6H4(OH)2. It is the ortho isomer of the three isomeric benzenediols. This colorless compound occurs naturally in trace amounts. It was first discovered by destructive distillation of the plant extract catechin. About 20 million kg are n...
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catechol

A chemical originally isolated from a type of mimosa tree. Catechol is used as an astringent, an antiseptic, and in photography, electroplating, and making other chemicals. It can also be made in the laboratory.
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catechol

A term loosely used for catechin, which contains a pyrocatechol moiety, and as the root of catecholamines, which are pyrocatechol derivatives. ... Synonym: pyrocatechol. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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catechol

Also known as: Pyrocatechol. CAS Number: 120-80-9. Used as a topical antiseptic, antifungal preservative on seed potato pieces, photographic developer, a developer in fur dyes, an intermediate for antioxidants in rubber and lubricating oils, and in pharma
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catechol

Type: Term Pronunciation: kat′ĕ-kol Definitions: 1. Term loosely used for catechin, which contains an o-catechol moiety, and as the root of catecholamines, which are pyrocatechol derivatives. Synonyms: pyrocatechol
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