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  • n. A functional group formed from isopentene

Etymologies

isopentene +‎ -yl (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also identified was a strong signal suggesting interaction between host γδ T cells and genes in the GAS mevalonic acid synthesis pathway responsible for production of isopentenyl-pyrophosphate,

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  • Our data elucidate the mechanism by which hypermodified nucleoside 2-methylthio-N6 isopentenyl adenosine at position 37 (ms stabilizes mRNA-tRNA interactions in all three tRNA binding sites.

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  • It is likely, however, that the chemical used for flavoring is isopentenyl acetate, a carboxylic ester. "en Español

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