prenyl

pren·yl

(pren'il),
Poly- or multiprenyl residues or derivatives thereof, apparently formed by end-to-end polymerization of isoprene molecules; found in the isoprenoids in nature.
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The isolation of a prenyl coumarin of chemotaxonomic significance from Murraya paniculata var.
We compared CoQ10 content in mitochondria isolated from cultured skin fibroblasts from 3 healthy individuals and 1 CoQ10-deficient patient who had a CoQ10 synthetic pathway defect caused by prenyl (decaprenyl) diphosphate synthase, subunit 2 (PDSS2) mutations (21).
Coenzyme Q10 supplementation rescues renal disease in Pdss2kd/kd mice with mutations in prenyl diphosphate synthase subunit 2.
divaricata cell-suspension culture: isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase, prenyl transferase, squalene synthetase, qualene 2,3-oxide cycloartenol cyclase and squalene 2,3-oxide cyclase.
Menaquinones are short-listed using the notation MK-n, where the 'n' specifies the number of prenyl side chains.
After assembly of the C5 units into prenyl diphosphate precursors, enzymes known as terpene synthases catalyze the formation of
Overall, no more rubber was accumulated, but there was some indication that more rubber molecules were synthesized in those transgenic lines with the highest prenyl transferase activities.
The only difference between the chemical structure of 3-isomangostin and those of [alpha]-mangostin and [beta]-mangostin is the cyclization of the prenyl group at the position-two carbon.
Phenolic compounds and bitter acids in hops female flowers extract consist of humulone, lupulone, xanthohomol and 8- prenyl narengenin can be major antimicrobial agents in the extract [13].
Preliminary structure-activity relationship suggests the importance of the C-8 prenyl and C-7 hydroxy groups for good AChE and BChE inhibitory activities.
These results lead to a hypothesis that prenyl group might be crucial to exhibit the activity.