diterpene


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diterpene

highly irritant plant diterpenoid esters, e.g. daphnane, tigliane, ingemane.
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Therefore, HL-60 cells were treated with this abietane diterpene and the redox status was monitored by the oxidation-sensitive fluorescent dye [H.
But filtering has its drawbacks, including loss of the cancer-fighting diterpenes.
Thus, individuals with elevated cholesterol levels who drink a lot of coffee should consider selecting brews that are low in diterpene content.
Apart from the traditional usage of dried leaf extract of Stevia rebaudiana as a cure for diabetes, the sweet diterpene glycoside stevioside isolated from the plant has been subjected to several biochemical analysis for determining its anti-hyperglycemic property (Chatsudthipong and Muanprasat, 2009; Radzman et al.
From the resinous wood of the plant, a number of diterpenes have been reported, of which several exhibited anti-tumor promoting activity in vivo in a two-stage carcinogenesis test of mouse tumor using 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]-anthracene (DMBA) as an initiator and 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA) as a promoter (Konishi et al.
Comments: Diterpene phenols naturally protect stressed skin against early aging, UV damage, inflammation and oxidative stress.
Salvia divinorum and the unique diterpene hallucinogen, Salvinorin (divinorin) A.
However, Robusta contains a third diterpene, in the form of fatty acid esters and it is the quantification of this compound in coffee blends that can be used as an indicator of the proportions of Arabica and Robusta varieties present in a blended coffee.
One diterpene identified in the pine cones had good activity against staphylococcal strains with this multidrug resistance (so-called MDR strains).
Physicians are currently testing the compound, which is in the diterpene family, as a topical antifungal medication for people.
The sweet compounds represent about 14 per cent constituents of dried leaves and are diterpene glycosides based on the kaurene skeleton.
Chapter 8: Natural Diterpene and Triterpene Quinone Methides: Structures, Synthesis and Biological Potentials (Qibing Zhou).