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cat·e·chol

 (kăt′ĭ-kôl′, -kŏl′, -kōl′)
n.
2. See catechin.

catechol

(ˈkætɪˌtʃɒl; -ˌkɒl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline phenol found in resins and lignins; 1,2-dihydroxybenzene. It is used as a photographic developer. Formula: C6H4(OH)2. Also called: pyrocatechol
2. (Photography) a colourless crystalline phenol found in resins and lignins; 1,2-dihydroxybenzene. It is used as a photographic developer. Formula: C6H4(OH)2. Also called: pyrocatechol
[C20: from catechu + -ol1]

cat•e•chol

(ˈkæt ɪˌkɔl, -ˌkɒl)

n.
a colorless, crystalline derivative of benzene, C6H6O2, used chiefly in photography, for dyeing, and as a reagent.
Also called pyrocatechol.
[1875–80; catech (u) + -ol1]
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The 3,4-dihydroxyphenyl (catechol) substructure in L-DOPA is presumed to be produced by enzymatic hydroxylation of tyrosine (Waite, 1983; Zhao et al., 2005) via a tyrosinase (Guerette et al., 2013).
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The first step in the aerobic degradation pathway is oxidative deamination with the production of catechol, with further degradation to cis, cis-muconic acid by the catechol 1,2-dioxygenase (ortho-cleavage pathway) (Aoki et al., 1984; Loidl et al., 1990; Murakami et al., 2003) or to a yellow compound, 2-hydroxymuconic semialdehyde by catechol 2,3-dioxygenase (the meta-cleavage pathway)(Fujii et al., 1997; Takeo et al., 1998a; Takeo et al., 1998b).
Acute cerebro-vascular disease may lead to cardiac arrhythmias and ECG abnormalities as a result of increased sympathetic nervous system activity and secretion of endogenous catechol amines, causing pulmonary edema and myocardial damage (4).
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This work presents the results concerning the spectrophotometric study of laccase from Trametes versicolor with three different substrates (caffeic acid, gallic acid, and catechol), evaluating their activity and inhibition degrees in the presence of mercury(II), and observing that millimolar mercury concentrations can reduce the laccase reaction extent.
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