triterpenes


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tri·ter·penes

(trī-tĕr'pēnz),
Hydrocarbons or their derivatives formed by the condensation of six isoprene units (equivalent to three terpene units) and containing, therefore, 30 carbon atoms; for example, squalene, certain steroids, cardiac glycosides.
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The triterpenes and polysaccharides from the mushrooms reduce the oxidative impact of destructive proteins such as Abeta, the chief trigger of Alzheimer's disease, (16) and they protect brain cells from the inflammation known to cause Parkinson's disease.
Isolation and cytotoxicity of triterpenes from the roots of Phyllanthus pulcher Wall.
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However, triterpenes could be transported to the superficial wax layer, of the mechanism for movement and regeneration of epicuticular waxes through plant cuticles described by Neinhuis et al.
The primary, and presumably, active components found in the roots of black cohosh are a group of triterpene glycosides.
Most species studied secrete triterpene resin (mixtures of primarily beta-amyrin, beta-amyrone, dammadienol, and dammadienone) as a reward for pollinating bees (Armbruster et al.
Compound 2 was isolated as colorless crystalline solid, which showed positive Liebermann Burchard test for triterpene.
The plant contains a diverse kind of phytochemicals including pentacyclic triterpenes (tormentic acid and its glucoside known as rosamultin), flavonoids, phenolic acids, volatile fragrance molecules, carotenoids, tannins etc (Bhandari et al.
Cycloartane-type triterpenes from Euphorbia fischeriana stimulate human CYP3A4 promoter activity.
The resinous matter of Boswellia species oleo-gum-resin includes triterpenes with varying skeletons.