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ep·ox·ide

 (ĕ-pŏk′sīd, ĭ-pŏk′-)
n.
1. A ring-shaped organic compound consisting of an oxygen atom bonded to two other atoms, usually of carbon, that are already bonded to each other.
2. A compound containing such a structure. In both senses also called epoxy.
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epoxide

(ɪˈpɒksaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. a compound containing an oxygen atom joined to two different groups that are themselves joined to other groups
b. (as modifier): epoxide resin.
[C20: from epi- + oxide]
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ep•ox•ide

(ɪˈpɒk saɪd)

n.
an epoxy compound.
[1925–30]
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ep·ox·ide

(ĕ-pŏk′sīd)
A ring-shaped chemical structure or compound consisting of an oxygen atom bonded to two other atoms, usually of carbon, that are already bonded to each other.
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[ClickPress, Fri Sep 28 2018] Epoxy resins which are also known as polyepoxides belong to the category of reactive prepolymers and polymers that contain the epoxide group.
The endocannabinoid epoxide derivatives come into play - since one can make a concentrated dose of the exact compound that's most effective against cancer "You could also mix this with other drugs such as chemotherapies," Das added.
However, tertiary amines in the presence of hydroxyls have an important function because they catalyze the opening of the epoxide ring [1].
The complete stereochemistry of this epoxide intermediate is 13S,14S-epoxy-docosa-4Z,7Z,9E,11E,16Z,19Z-hexaenoic acid [13].
As this epoxide appears to be detoxified mainly by enzymatic reactions, involving microsomal epoxide hydrolase (EPHX) and/or GSH-S-transferases and these enzymes are polymorphically expressed in humans [18], arene oxide toxicity is increased when EPHX or GSH S-transferases is either defective or inhibited or a depletion of intracellular glutathione levels is taking place.
The stabilization mechanism of PVC by ESBO involves the reaction of the epoxide ring in ESBO and hydrochloride generated during the PVC degradation process, leading to the unstable chlorine atoms returning into the PVC chains [8, 9].
However, EETs are degraded to corresponding diols by a soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH) that is encoded by the EPHX2 gene on chromosome 8p21-p12 [9].
These include wyerone acid (II); the alcohol, wyerol (III); the 11, 12-dihydroanalogues, e.g., dihydrowyerone (IV), dihydrowyerol (V), and dihydrowyerone acid (VI); and the wyerone epoxide (VII) (Figure 1) [10-13].
Continuous efforts from Apollo Tyres and the Rubber Research Institute of India (RRI) have resulted in the invention of a special grade of epoxide natural rubber (ENR), a rubber compound for tires which was patented by tire Government of India (see page 8).
According to the partnership, ZOLYD is an investigational, first-in-class injectable epoxide antibiotic with a broad spectrum of bactericidal Gram-negative and Gram-positive activity, including activity against most multi-drug resistant strains that are of particular concern to public health.