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terpenes (terˑ·pēnz),

n.pl a large-sized group of unsaturated hydrocarbons with the empirical formula (C5H8)n. A large number of compounds found in plants comprise this type of functional group or its derivatives.
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Figure 2 illustrates the alteration of VOC composition among terpenes (green) and aldehydes (red) throughout the experiment.
Studies have shown that when terpenes are consumed in conjunction with real cannabis, the effects of the cannabis are dramatically enhanced, thus reducing the dose of cannabis the smoker needs to use to achieve his desired relief.
These results suggest that the peroxide is able to initiate the radical process that propagates creating bridges responsible for the modulus enhancement, both in the absence and in the presence of non-rubber components, such as the terpenes in the case of GR-R.
The insecticide containing terpenes was included in the pepper trials each yr, and provided significant reduction of adult F.
The micro centrifuge tubes were vigorously shaken to accomplish quantitative extraction of the terpenes.
Moreover, despite several qualitative and few quantitative reports on the presence of PSM in dairy products, data on the conformity of terpenes as feed tracers according to the above set of criteria are missing.
When root volatiles were collected and analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, terpenes accounted for four of the six compounds that stood out.
It includes Alkaloids, Flavonoids, Essential oils, Phenols Terpenes etc.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and terpenes, a class of chemicals found in lemon, pine and orange oils that can morph into carcinogenic compounds when they mix with ground-level ozone.
By collecting hair samples from the forehead and back of 10 male whitetailed deer, researchers identified 57 compounds, including alkanes, arenes, aldehydes, ketones, aliphatic alcohols, terpenes, terpene alcohols, and phenols.
Orange terpenes, single-folded d-limonene and orange essence terpenes all exhibited inhibitory activity against the Salmonella on the disc diffusion assay.
Derived from the spruce buds of the Norwegian pine, they are rich in antiseptic, mucolytic terpenes that help break down mucus and combat irritation.