Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to cinnamon
  • adj. Of or pertaining to cinnamic acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or obtained from, cinnamon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or obtained from cinnamon. Also cinnamomic.

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Examples

  • Cinnamon contains a key flavor compound known as cinnamic aldehyde.

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  • As discussed in chapter 2, the flavor cinnamic aldehyde contains Michael acceptor pharmacophores, which turn on gene expression of a number of cell-protective antioxidant enzymes.

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  • Since derivatives of cinnamic aldehyde have the ability to protect even severely damaged cells, they are highly effective as a topical antiaging agent that can be used on a daily basis.

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  • It is important to note that derivatives of cinnamic aldehyde, not cinnamic aldehyde itself, are used.

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  • When scientists tested cinnamic aldehyde against human melanoma cells in a cell culture system and also in animal models, it showed efficacy against this deadly cancer.

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  • One of the most exciting developments in the use of the cinnamic aldehyde Michael acceptor is its efficacy in the treatment of the deadly cancer melanoma.

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  • This distinction is significant, because cinnamic aldehyde is a sensitizing agent and can create both irritation and an allergic reaction when applied to the skin.

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  • As for cinnamic aldehyde, the curcuminoids, and the nitroalkenes, I believe the anticancer activity and other therapeutic benefits of a nitrone spin trap results from the fact that it is a mild electrophile and a Michael acceptor pharmacophore.

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  • Topically applied derivatives of cinnamic aldehyde, both before and after sunburn, can rescue the cells and prevent them from turning precancerous.

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  • Derivatives of cinnamic aldehyde can now be used to protect cells from carcinogenic and other toxic agents.

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