electrophile


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e·lec·tro·phile

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-fīl′)
n.
An electron-deficient chemical compound or group that is attracted to electrons and tends to accept electrons. Also called Lewis acid.
Translations
électrophile
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For example, if the chosen feature were "electrophile", then dividing the dataset according to this feature would result in two datasets: one with all electrophiles and one with no electrophiles.
Systems analysis of protein modification and cellular responses induced by electrophile stress.
sup][9] GSTs play a central role in protecting cells against reactive oxygen species (ROS), which are produced under oxidative and electrophile stresses.
2+],76), (77) receptor stimulation (67, 78) and the lipid electrophile 15-deoxy-[[DELTA].
Protection against electrophile and oxidant stress by induction of the phase 2 response: fate of cysteines of the Keapl sensor modified by inducers.
According to Lukkari, Taavitsainen, Vaisanen, and Haimi (2009), the role of GST is to detoxify electrophile intermediate compounds by conjugation with glutathione and several xenobiotics and heavy metals induced increased activity of the GST system in exposed organisms.
This carbon in an isocyanate is an electrophile that makes it highly reactive.
Importance of phase 2 gene regulation in protection against electrophile and reactive oxygen toxicity and carcinogenesis.
Subsequent tuning of the reactivity and specificity of the electrophile resulted in the discovery of a class of highly selective Btk inhibitors within the cysteine homolog family.
Talalay P, Dinkova-Kostova AT, Holtzclaw WD: Importance of phase 2 gene regulation in protection against electrophile and reactive oxygen toxicity and carcinogenesis.
A good, more reactive, nucleophile is characterized by a lower value of [mu], [omega] and in opposite a good electrophile is characterized by a high value of [mu], [omega].