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  • noun organic chemistry Any unsaturated alicyclic ketone derived from cyclopentene

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Examples

  • The active anti-bacterial constituent of Sargassum kjellmanianum, has been found to be a cyclopentenone (Fenical, 1983), whose structure has been determined.

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