Long-chain fatty alcohol (C20) forming part of chlorophyll, attached to the protoporphyrin ring by an ester linkage.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Phytol — Général Nom IUPAC (2E,7R,11R) 3,7,11,15 tetramethyl 2 hexadecen 1 ol No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • phytol — ● phytol nom masculin Alcool diterpénique, C20H40O, qui se rencontre sous forme combinée dans les chlorophylles, la vitamine E (tocophérol) et la vitamine K1 (phylloquinone) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Phytol — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Phytol Andere Namen (2E …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phytol — Chembox new Name = Phytol ImageFile = Phytol.png ImageName = Phytol IUPACName = (2E,7R,11R) 3,7,11,15 tetramethyl 2 hexadecen 1 ol Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 7541 49 3 SMILES = CC(C)CCC [C@@H] (C)CCC [C@@H] (C)CCCC(C)=CCO Section2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • phytol — /fuy tawl, tol/, n. Biochem. a hydrophobic alcohol, C20H40O, that occurs esterified as a side chain in the chlorophyll molecule. [ < G (1907); see PHYTO , OL] * * * ▪ chemical compound       an organic compound used in the manufacture of… …   Universalium

  • Phytol — Phy|tol [↑ phyt u. ↑ ol (1)], das; s; Syn.: 3,7,11,15 Tetramethylhexadec 2 en 1 ol: farbloser öliger Diterpenalkohol, der in veresterter Form als Bestandteil der Chlorophylle u. Phäophytine in allen grünen Pflanzen vorkommt. Vgl. Phytyl . * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • phytol — fitolis statusas T sritis chemija formulė (CH₃)₂CH[(CH₂)₃CH(CH₃)]₂(CH₂)₃C(CH₃)==CHCH₂OH atitikmenys: angl. phytol rus. фитол ryšiai: sinonimas – (E) (7R,11R) 3,7,11,15 tetrametil 2 heksadecen 1 olis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • phytol — A chemical substance that comes from plants and is used to make vitamins E and K. Phytol is also found in soaps, beauty care products, and household products …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • phytol — noun The diterpenoid alcohol (2E,7R,11R) 3,7,11,15 tetramethyl 2 hexadecen 1 ol derived from chlorophyll …   Wiktionary

  • phytol — An unsaturated primary alcohol derived from the hydrolysis of chlorophyll; a constituent of vitamins E and K1. SYN: phytyl alcohol. * * * phy·tol fī .tȯl, .tōl n an oily aliphatic primary alcohol C20H39OH obtained by hydrolysis of chlorophyll… …   Medical dictionary

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