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terpene

 [ter´pēn]
any hydrocarbon of the formula C10H16.

ter·pene

(ter'pēn),
One of a class of hydrocarbons with an empiric formula of C10H16, occurring in essential oils and resins. Acyclic terpenes may be regarded as isomers and polymers of isoprene units; cyclic forms include menthane, bornane, and camphene. Terpenes containing 15, 20, 30, 40, etc., carbon atoms are called sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, triterpenes, tetraterpenes, etc.

ter·pene

(tĕr'pēn)
One of a class of hydrocarbons with an empiric formula of C10H16, occurring in essential oils and resins.

terpene

an unsaturated hydrocarbon of plant resins and oils.
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Examples include salinamides A and B, which are depsipeptides produced by a marine streptomycete [23]; the cyclomarins, which are cyclic peptides that are also produced by a marine streptomycete [24]; lobophorins A and B, which are complex macrolides isolated from marine actinomycete cultures [25]; mangicols A and B, which are sesterterpenes isolated from the marine fungus Fusarium heterosporum [26]; and mycoepoxidiene, which is produced by a fungus in the genus Diaporthe [27].
Eifes et al., "Heteronemin, a spongean sesterterpene, inhibits TNF[alpha]-induced NF-[kappa]B activation through proteasome inhibition and induces apoptotic cell death," Biochemical Pharmacology, vol.
Emara, Antimycobacterial scalarane-based sesterterpenes from the Red Sea sponge Hyrtios erecta, J.