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[as modifier] Of or denoting the cyclic hydrocarbon radical —C₆H₁₁, derived from cyclohexane.
- ‘Insertion of the thymine moiety into the angelicin skeleton caused a folding of about 51 of the cyclohexyl moiety.’
- ‘This conclusion is supported by the observation that cyclohexyl substrate analogue derivatives, when tested on the bacterial enzyme, manifested exceptionally reduced affinities for the active site with a K I of 422 47 M.’
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