pulegone


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pulegone

a toxic ketone found in pennyroyal oil. It causes hepatotoxicity in dogs and cats.
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The monoterpene like pulegone is of economic importance and extremely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, confectionary and beverage industries [22, 50].
For food flavorings, the only class of compounds with usage restrictions by regulatory bodies to some of its constituents is the extraction solvent class, where the agaric acid, aloin, beta-azarone, berberine, coumarin, hydrocyanic acid, hypericin, pulegone, quassine, safrole and isosafrole, santonin and tuyona alpha and beta have maximum tolerable limits discriminated in documents (Brasil, 1999; Brasil, 2007).
while the monoterpene pulegone and the alkaloids tomatine and solamargine have been found in Capsicum and Solanum species, as compounds with insecticidal and antifungal properties (Guntner et al.
Some studies have described a high production of essential oil by its leaves, with pulegone as major component (Ribeiro et al.
Pulegone, 1,8-cineole, thymol, carvacrol, p-cymene and limonene as major compounds of the essential oil of Z.
clinopodioides are: Pulegone, Iso menthone, menthol, menthone 1,8-cineole, thymol, pcymene, carvacrol, terpinen-4-01 and Linalool (Kivanc and Akguel, 1986; Baser et al.
piperitae (Menary, 1980) discuses factors that favor the maintenance of high levels of photosynthesis that resultes in high concentrations of menthone and low concentrations of pulegone and menthofuran [Figure 1]
Familiar taxa + * Bacteria, antibiotic resistance traits for use * Cactus, spine in each item * Cheetah, speed * Elm, winged seed * Fish, fins * Fly, wing * Grape, tendrils * Lily, petals * Locust, DDT resistance * Mouse, claws * Oak, nut * Opossum, tail * Penguin, flightless * Rose, thorns * Salamander, eyesight * Snail, foot * Snail, poison * Snail, teeth Unfamiliar * Dodder, haustoria and unknown * Labiatae, Pulegone taxa + traits * Prosimian, tarsi for use in each * Shrew, incisors item * Suricata, pollex
Chemical analysis showed that pulegone, isomenthone, and limonene were the main components of M.