pyrone

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pyrone

(ˈpaɪrəʊn; paɪˈrəʊn)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) either of two heterocyclic compounds that have a ring containing five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom with two double bonds and a second oxygen atom attached to a carbon atom in either the ortho-position (alpha pyrone) or the para-position (gamma pyrone)
2. (Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of compounds that are substituted derivatives of a pyrone
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Optimization of the hetero-Diels-Alder reaction and progress towards the functionalization of the pyranone ring will be described.
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