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 (kwĭ-nōn′, kwĭn′ōn′)
1. Either of two isomeric unsaturated cyclic compounds having the formula C6H4O2, found widely in plants, especially in a yellow crystalline form, and used in making dyes, tanning hides, and photography.
2. Any of various quinonoid compounds, often yellow to red in color, many of which have biological derivation or importance, such as coenzyme-Q.
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(kwɪˈnəʊn; ˈkwɪnəʊn)
(Elements & Compounds) another name for benzoquinone
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(kwɪˈnoʊn, ˈkwɪn oʊn)

1. a yellow, crystalline, cyclic compound, C6H4O2, used chiefly in photography and in tanning leather.
2. any of a class of compounds of this type.
[1850–55; quin(ic acid) a compound found in cinchona bark and the leaves of other plants(quinic < Sp quin(a) quinine + -ic) + -one]
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Noun1.quinone - any of a class of aromatic yellow compounds including several that are biologically important as coenzymes or acceptors or vitamins; used in making dyes
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
coenzyme Q, ubiquinone - any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration
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I shall be told that the jousts of Suero de Quinones, him of the 'Paso,' and the emprise of Mosen Luis de Falces against the Castilian knight, Don Gonzalo de Guzman, were mere mockeries; as well as many other achievements of Christian knights of these and foreign realms, which are so authentic and true, that, I repeat, he who denies them must be totally wanting in reason and good sense."
An association has been found between the intake of pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) in obese mice and a lower risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in their offspring.
Included is a rubber composition for tires including: a rubber component; a naturally occurring wax containing 40-98% by mass of an ester component; a phenylenediamine antioxidant and/or a quinone antioxidant; and a specific nonionic surfactant, the rubber composition having an amount of diene rubber of 70-100% by mass per 100% by mass of the rubber component, the rubber composition having an amount of the naturally occurring wax of 0.01-5.0 parts by mass, an amount of petroleum-derived wax of 0-6.0 parts by mass, a combined amount of the phenylenediamine antioxidant and the quinone antioxidant of 1.0-8.0 parts by mass, and an amount of the nonionic surfactant of 0.15.0 parts by mass, each per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component.
Thus the kinetics of hydrogen bond formation and the number of hydrogen bonds formed in quinone anion radicals / dianion offers attractive area of study.
This volume, part of a series structured to illustrate the widest range of literature on specific reactive intermediaries, illustrates the literature on quinone methides, quinone analogues in which carbonyl oxygens are replaced by methylene groups.
However, reduction of the quinone moiety of daunorubicin and doxorubicin by carbonyl reductase has previously not been observed.
Instead, quinhydrone, a 1:1 addition compound of hydroquinone and quinone is isolated in high yields (70-90%).
With his first victories of the 12-round national series, Kim shared the limelight with Zach David and Miguel Quinones who split the ROK Junior honors, Melwin William Tan and Joharry Suba who ruled the Mini ROK races, back-to-back Formula Cadet Novice champion Jesus Antonio Garcia, Masters victors Ronn Catindig and Arvin Drueco and Veterans repeat winner Rommel Herce.
It was the same dress posted in Vestido Manila, a Manila-based rental website, co-owned by Pam Quinones, the stylist credited in Ganados' photo.
by national team coach Reinhardt Gorantes, Go For Gold's Daniel Ven Carino and Ismael Gorospe, Celeste Cycle's Eusebio Quinones, 7-Eleven's Dominic Perez and Le Tour de Filipinas Chairman Donna Lina.
Also scoring bronze medals for KPSFI-XI were Janna Alexandra Ramirez in the girls juniors -48kgs kumite, Stephen Cartagena in the boys cadets +48kgs kumite, Gabriel Quinones in the seniors -67kgs kumite and Jammel Tainan of University of Mindanao Tagum in the seniors -60kgs kumite.