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 (bĕn′zō-fĭ-nōn′, -fē′nōn)
A white crystalline aromatic compound, C13H10O, used in perfumery and in medicine. Also called diphenylketone.
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(Elements & Compounds) a white sweet-smelling crystalline solid used mainly in the manufacture of organic compounds and in perfume. Formula: C6H5COC6H5. Also called: diphenylketone
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(ˌbɛn zoʊ fɪˈnoʊn, -ˈfi noʊn)

a crystalline, water-insoluble ketone, C13H10O, used in organic synthesis.
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The US study examined mixtures of chemicals - such as parabens and benzophenones - in personal care products in relation to hormones in healthy, reproductive-aged women using several methods of exposure across the menstrual cycle.
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The analysis of major compounds of propolis showed the presence of diterpenicacids, prenylated benzophenones, and triterpenes in the propolis obtained from Cundinamarca Antioquia, and Huila regions respectively.
The pharmacologically active components of Rhizoma Anemarrhenae include steroidal saponins, flavonoids, phenylpropanoids, alkaloids, and benzophenones, with saponins being the major constituents [3-5].
This genus is also reported to be a rich source of xanthones, benzophenones, flavonoids, biflavonoids and triterpenes showing significant pharmacological activities.
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The metabolites investigated were dimeric phloroglucinol derivatives, benzophenones and benzopyrans.
Benzophenones, chemical ultraviolet light absorbers used in products ranging from sunscreens and hair sprays to plastic lens filters for color photography, have been named the American Contact Dermatitis Society's 2014 Contact Allergen of the Year.
The first part of the volume is organized by chemical class, covering monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, triterpenes & steroids, essential oils, phenolic compounds, phenylpropanoids, coumarins, flavonoids, quinones & benzophenones, xanthones & anthranoids, lignans & stilbenes, tannins, alkaloids, and ceramides & cerebrosides.
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