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triterpene

plant toxins, e.g. lantadenes A, B, found in Lantana camara, icterogenins A, B, C, found in Lippia spp. Called also triterpene acids.

triterpene acids
see triterpene (above).
tetracyclic triterpene
plant toxins found in Cucumis spp.
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Among the latter, maslinic acid (MA) is the most abundant pentacyclic triterpene acid in the fruit of Olea europaea L.
Regarding the elastase activity, the pentacyclic triterpene acids 4 and 5 were the most active, both carrying a carboxylic acid on C-17.
aureus is analyzed, it can be seen that the pentacyclic triterpene acids 3-5 produced stimulations of biofilm formation, while the pentacyclic triterpene taraxerol (2) inhibited it, indicating that the carboxylic group is important for the mentioned stimulation.
Anti-inflammatory activities of the triterpene acids from the resin of Boswellia carteri.
It was demonstrated that these triterpene acids were able to block inflammatory reactions, in both acute and chronic inflammation models (Ammon, 2006).
Quantification of the polyphenols and triterpene acids in Chinese hawthorn fruit by high-performance liquid chromatography.
Previously we showed the naturally occurring flavonoids, phenolic compounds and hydroxy pentacyclic triterpene acids had anti-asthmatic effects in the asthmatic murine model (Jung et al.
2008) and is a nontoxic mixture comprised of four major pentacyclic triterpene acids viz.
The fatty acids tested in this study were purchased from Sigma (Steinheim, Germany), and the triterpene acids were the same as applied for HPLC studies.
beta]-Boswellic acid, acetyl-[beta]-boswellic acid, 11-keto-[beta]-boswellic acid and 11-keto acetyl-[beta]-boswellic acid; four pentacyclic triterpene acids from the gum resin of Boswellia serrata Roxb.
Antitumoral properties of triterpene acids like betulinic acid and oleanolic acid have been shown.
2] and the carboxylic residue of the triterpene acids (Jain et al.