quinonoid


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quin·o·noid

 (kwĭn′ə-noid′, kwĭ-nō′-)
adj.
Of or containing quinone or resembling it in structure or properties; quinoid.

quinonoid

(ˈkwɪnəˌnɔɪd; kwɪˈnəʊnɔɪd) ,

quinoid

or

quinoidal

adj
(Dyeing) of, resembling, or derived from quinone

quin•o•noid

(ˈkwɪn əˌnɔɪd, kwɪˈnoʊ nɔɪd)

adj.
of or resembling quinone.
[1875–80]
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1] corresponding to C = C stretching vibrations of quinonoid and benzenoid rings, respectively [43].
2004) Quinonoid metal complexes: Toward molecular switches.
Aurine, on the other hand, because of ionization of its hydroxyl groups, resists further hydroxylation and shows reduction of the quinonoid form up to at least pH 11.
Such molecules participate in different pathways yielding various types of phenoxy radicals, which lead to chain cleavage or colored quinonoid molecules.
The antimycobacterial activity of quinonoid compounds, particularly those isolated from natural sources, has remained unexplained.
These weak links in PS are associated with quinonoid type structures formed during polymerization by reaction of polystyryl radicals [16].