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 (bĕn′zō-fyo͝or′ăn′, -fyo͝o-răn′)
A colorless liquid, C8H6O, found in coal tar and used to make thermoplastic resins for paints and varnishes. Also called coumarone.


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble aromatic liquid obtained from coal tar and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: C8H6O. Also called: coumarone or cumarone


(ˈku məˌroʊn)

a colorless liquid, C8H6O7, derived from a naphtha distilled from coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of thermosetting resins used in paints and printing inks. Also called benzofuran.
[1880–85; < German Cumaron; see coumarin, -one]
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Noun1.benzofuran - a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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A recent study isolated alkaloids, flavonoids, benzofuran, and triterpenoid from the roots of Sophorae Radix.
Benzofuran derivative comprising [sup.68]Ga showed promising results in terms of binding specificity and affinity investigated in vitro in sections of Tg2576 mice [68].
The [sup.13]C-NMR spectra (Table 4) showed signals equivalent to total eighteen carbons and among them eight aromatic carbons at [[delta].sub.C] 153.5 (C), 153.4 (C), 144.9 (CH), 126.6 (C), 120.8 (C), 120.6 (CH), 106.2 (CH), and 98.3 (CH) revealed a benzofuran moiety.
Chem analysis of a benzofuran derivative, 2-(2-ethylaminopropyl)benzofuran (2-EAPB), eight synthetic cannabinoids, five cathinone derivatives, and five other designer drugs newly detected in illegal products.
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Interestingly, a benzofuran derivative (MBPTA), which was identified as a ROCK inhibitor, could protect against MPP(+)-induced oxidative stress and cell death in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells [15].
McKinzie, "Selective stimulation of colonic transit by the benzofuran 5HT4 agonist, prucalopride, in healthy humans," Gut, vol.