benzoquinone

Definitions of benzoquinone
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n any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes

Synonyms:
quinone
Types:
coenzyme Q, ubiquinone
any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration
Type of:
chemical compound, compound
(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

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