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Definition of "nitrone" []

  • The N-oxide of an imine (noun)

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Use "nitrone" in a sentence
  • "It appears that the nitrone spin traps are efficacious in preventing precancers and cancers in the liver of animal models."
  • "When the scientists administered nitrone spin traps to stroke patients, they noticed a significant decrease in the incidence of such problems as paralysis and loss of speech."
  • "As for cinnamic aldehyde, the curcuminoids, and the nitroalkenes, I believe the anticancer activity and other therapeutic benefits of a nitrone spin trap results from the fact that it is a mild electrophile and a Michael acceptor pharmacophore."