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any of three isotopes of a colorless aromatic liquid hydrocarbon occurring in the volatile oil of cumin and thyme and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins

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In its original form, The Man from Cymene was published in 2006.
Preliminary cytotoxicity studies of Ru cymene and Ru benzene suggest that in the SkBr3 breast cancer cell line, the [IC.sub.50] is approximately 10 nM, but profiles vary widely amongst different cell lines.
In conclusion, based on the results of this study, it can be stated that dominant compounds in dry-cured loins were: aromatic hydrocarbon (toluene); alkanes (hexane, heptane, and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane); aldehyde (hexanal); alcohol (2-furanmethanol); ketone (3-hydroxy-2-butanone); phenol (guaiacol); and terpenes (eucalyptol, cymene, y-terpinen, and limonene).
Cymene Howe is not the first to consider the lives of sexual minorities in Nicaragua, but Intimate Activism is the first book-length treatment of activism around sexual rights in the country.
Howe, Cymene, Intimate Activism: The Struggle for Sexual Rights in Postrevolutionary Nicarasua.
They also plan on analyzing other phenolic compounds, such as eugenol and cymene. Future studies will also determine how exposing phenolic compounds to light might affect their antimicrobial activity.
Thyme essential oil has a combination of constituents including thymol, carvacrol, linalool and cymene (which has no independent antibiotic activity) (DeMartino, 2009, Morgan 1989, Pioro-Jabrucka 2007) that most likely working synergistically and exhibited dose dependent antibiosis against the gram positive but not the gram negative species examined.
The main constituents are monoterpene hydrocarbons; mainly camphene, pinene, cymene and myristicin.
The essential oil compositions were evaluated by GC- MS analysis and identified twenty four compounds as 94.37% of the total essential oil, where cyclohepta-1,3,5,-triene (16.07%), 2H-1,4-pyridoxazin-3(4H)-one (12.27%), L-carvenol (8.04%), p- cymene (9.15%), a-terpineol (7.98%), b-sitosterol (6.76%), tyranton (6.42%), mesityl oxide (6.34%), -terpinene (5.42%) and b-linalool (3.74%) were the major constituents.
Some of the natural antimicrobial compounds under investigation include chitosan, nisin, three novel bacteriocins and several plant essential oils or their components, including oregano, sage, mint, dictamus, thymol, carvacrol, carvone, cuminaldehyde, cinnamaldehyde and cymene. Researchers are evaluating the effect of these systems on beer, milk, fresh meat, apple juice, homous, fresh pork sausage, mayonnaise, taramosalata, salmon, boiled rice, potato and cabbage salad.