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Introduction: Perylene

Description of Perylene

Perylene: A 20-carbon dibenz(de,kl)anthracene that can be viewed as a naphthalene fused to a phenalene or as dinaphthalene. It is used as fluorescent lipid probe in the cytochemistry of membranes and is a polycyclic hydrocarbon pollutant in soil and water. Derivatives may be carcinogenic.
Source: MeSH 2007

Terms associated with Perylene:

Terms Similar to Perylene:

  • Perilene

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Perylene

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Perylene

The following list attempts to classify Perylene into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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