nootkatone


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no·ot·ka·tone

(nō-ot'kă-tōn),
Yellow liquid or crystal with a citrus odor, can be isolated from grapefruit.
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Evolva CEO Simon Waddington said, With more than CHF 100 million cash in the bank, streamlined operations, and a clear focus on driving commercial success of our first three products (stevia, nootkatone and resveratrol), we are now well positioned to bring next-generation health, wellness, and nutrition ingredients to the world.
Evolva has been working in close collaboration with the CDC on the use of nootkatone against a wide variety of biting pests, such as mosquitoes and ticks that can cause disease.
Evolva's products include stevia, resveratrol, vanillin, nootkatone and saffron.
Chlorogenic acid derivatives (CGAs), nootkatone, turmerone, but also low molecular weight peptides could be suggested following mass spectrometric analysis and data bank assisted evaluation as potential target compounds responsible for the bioactivity of the plant extract.
Potential target site activity of nootkatone and tetrahydronootkatone on formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
While nootkatone, a bioactive natural component of Alaskan yellow cedar oil, has been shown to kill ticks in high numbers, it is quite expensive to produce, according to Thomas Mather, a University of Rhode Island professor and tick expert who runs www.
A GREEN campaigner fears a Welsh-Government backed bio-tech firm is using "extreme genetic engineering" or "synthetic biology" to turn orange essence into grapefruit ingredient nootkatone.
Biocatalysts Ltd will produce a "magic" enzyme that will help manufacture the wonderfully-named nootkatone.
Nootkatone, a characteristic constituent of grapefruit, stimulates energy metabolism and prevents diet-induced obesity by activating AMPK.
Efficacy of vetiver oil and nootkatone as soil barriers against Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
Flavone and nootkatone levels in different varieties of grapefruit and pomelo.