Halichondrid vs Halichondrin - What's the difference?

halichondrid | halichondrin |


As nouns the difference between halichondrid and halichondrin

is that halichondrid is any member of the order halichondrida of marine demosponges while halichondrin is (organic chemistry) any of a family of macrocyclic polyethers initially isolated from sponges of the genus (taxlink).

halichondrid

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any member of the order Halichondrida of marine demosponges.
  • halichondrin

    English

    Noun

    (Halichondrin B) (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a family of macrocyclic polyethers initially isolated from sponges of the genus (taxlink)