Quinone vs Xylindein - What's the difference?

quinone | xylindein |


As nouns the difference between quinone and xylindein

is that quinone is (organic compound) any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring while xylindein is a quinone pigment, a dimeric naphthoquinone derivative, responsible for the characteristic bluish-green stain of wood infected by the chlorociboria aeruginascens mushroom.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

quinone

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.
  • Derived terms

    * benzoquinone * dioxyquinone * hydroquinone * ventiloquinone, isoventiloquinone

    xylindein

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • A quinone pigment, a dimeric naphthoquinone derivative, responsible for the characteristic bluish-green stain of wood infected by the Chlorociboria aeruginascens mushroom.