NR and HR essential oils contained a complex mixture consisting mainly of sesquiterpene
hydrocarbons (60.2% and 64.8%, resp.), oxygenated sesquiterpenes
(6.8% and 13.4%, resp.), and monoterpene hydrocarbons (6.0% and 1.5%, resp.).
Ohizumi, "Structural determination of nootkatol, a new sesquiterpene
isolated from Alpinia oxyphylla miquel possessing calcium-antagonistic activity," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
lactone compounds have been shown to inhibit NF-[kappa]B activation in various cancer cells .
Here, the cytotoxic activity of a sesquiterpene
coumarin, conferone, isolated from Ferula szwitsiana was investigated in human colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line (HT-29).
Lactones and Other Constituents from Tanacetum parthenium.
2009) while caryophyllene oxide an oxygenated sesquiterpene
was identified in healthy (11.25%) and naturally infected A.
These chemicals include, e.g., terpenes (monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes
), phenylpropanoids, compounds containing nitrogen and sulfur, and aromatic compounds (BAKKALI et al., 2008).
For each sesquiterpene
, the Kovats Retention Index (RI) was compared with the RI calculated from synthetic chemicals when commercially available [RI = 1358, 1391, 1442, 1477, 1532 for [alpha]-cubebene (Bedoukian Research Inc., Danbury, Connecticut), [alpha]-copaene (Fluka Analytical, Stenheim, Germany), [beta]-caryophyllene (Sigma Chemical Co., St.
This genus including some Iranian species has been studied chemically and present of monoterpenes (16), sesquiterpenes
(17,18), especially sesquiterpene
lactones (19,20) and essential oils (21-25) were reported.
lactones from Vernonia scorpioides and their in vitro cytotoxicity.
Germacrene D, a common sesquiterpene
in the genus Bursera (Burseraceae).