phytyl alcohol -->
phytol
medical dictionary

Long chain fatty alcohol (C20) forming part of chlorophyll, attached to the protoporphyrin ring by an ester linkage.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

phytography, phytohaemagglutinin, phytohormone, phytoid < Prev | Next > phytolacca, phytolectin, phytolite

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums