polyenic

polyenic

(ˌpɒlɪˈiːnɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) chem relating to a polyene
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This is very different from fluorophores found in other vertebrates, which are usually proteins or polyenic chains,' Maria Gabriella Lagorio, a photochemist and co-author of the paper, told Chemistry World.
Amphotericin B (AmB) a polyenic antifungal antibiotic has been extensively used in the clinical cure of systemic mycoses for more than 45 years.
They have been attributed to double bonds and correspond to the polyenic sequences resulting from the well-known dehydrochlorination.
The apocarotenoids exhibit less polyenic structures than a carotenoid (ranging between 20 and 30 carbon atoms) and a carboxylic group (aldehyde or ketone), which increases its solubility in polar solvents like ethanol and may have been formed by thermal degradation during oil extraction and evaporation (temperatures greater than 50[degrees]C).