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11-cis-retinol

Pronunciation: ret'i-nol

Definition: Retinol with cis configuration at the 11-position (carotenoid numbering) or 5'-position (retinol numbering) of the side chain; an intermediate in the vision cycle.

Synonym(s): neoretinene B

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