heterocyclic heterocyclic

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a compound containing a heterocyclic ring
  2. (adj) containing a closed ring of atoms of which at least one is not a carbon atom

Usage(s):

  1. Grilling or broiling a nice marbled steak, for example, dramatically increases the concentration of heterocyclic amines--compounds that under laboratory conditions cause the kind .
  2. It is a complex "heterocyclic" compound which does many things that carbon does not e.

News

  • 5 Tips For Healthy Grilling

    It’s summer, and that means that grills are getting fired up almost nightly. But there are healthy — and unhealthy — ways to BBQ. Grilling can add a tremendous amount of flavor to foods, and because it doesn’t use oil, can be a lighter way of heating up meats and vegetables. But cooking at high temperatures can activate heterocyclic amines (HCAs) , chemical compounds released by charring the ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Wellness

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