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Allene     propa-1,2-diene

Synonyms: PROPADIENE, I-propenyl, Sym-allylene, Allene min, AGN-PC-00PO2B, ...
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Disease relevance of Propadienylidene

  • Allene oxides are a very unusual type of epoxide that, in biological systems, are formed by the enzymic dehydration of fatty acid hydroperoxides (lipoxygenase products) [1].

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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Propadienylidene


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