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borneol

A bicyclic organic compound obtained by reduction from the camphor tree (Dryobalanops camphora) of Borneo and Sumatra, which irritates mucocutaneous surfaces. Borneol is used in chemical reactions, is a natural insect repellant and used in traditional Chinese medicine as moxa.
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camphora are camphor, linalool, borneol, camphene, dipentene, terpineol, safrole, and cineole.
Menthol esters 2a and borneol esters 2c, both showing the highest abilities to symmetrize 5-lactonization, were tested in the reactions.
The antibacterial activities might be due to some phyto-active compounds like davonone, herbalbin, flavonoides, acetate and borneol (Baser et al., 2002).
Another studies, however, indicated that SNP at T185S have reduced in vitro catalytic activity for testosterone with lesser protein expression levels [25] and tanshinol borneol ester (DBZ) [26].
Identification of 1,8-cineole, borneol, camphor, and thujone as anti-inflammatory compounds in a Salvia officinalis L.
Important constituents% Salvia camphor (37.17), 1,8 cineole (31.1), [alpha]-Thujone officinalis (20.34), [beta]-thujene (3.37), borneol (2.02) Matricaria (E)-[beta]-farnesene (24.19), guaiazulene (10.57), chamomilla [alpha]-bisabolol oxide A (10.21), [alpha]-farnesene (8.7) and [alpha]-bisabolol (7.27) Teucrium [beta]--caryophyllene (29.5), farnesene-cis-b (11.2), polium [beta]-pinene (5.2), carvacrol (8.3), bicyclogermacrene (6.4), [beta]-pinene (5.2) Origanum Trans-Caryophillene (19.08), Gamma-Cadinene (10.91), majorana Trans-Beta-Farnesene (8.65), Gamma-Terpinene (6.29), Apiol (5.62) Table 2.
The thyme oil obtained from leaves showed the presence of camphor, camphene, [alpha]-pinene, 1,8-cineole, borneol, and pinene, which exhibited effective antibacterial activity against S.
In conclusion, through simulating human gastrointestinal absorption digestion process, we successfully synthesized highly fluorescence and biological activated carbon using gastric and intestinal juice to simply process traditional carbon black borneol. These CDs show multicolor fluorescence, excellent light stability, and their suitability used in various pH conditions.
The predominant constituents were menthone (40.7-49.3%), followed by pulegone (31.3-36.5%), isomenthone (2.5-4.3%), 1,8-cineole (2.1-3.4%), borneol (2.3-2.7%), and E-caryophyllene (1.6-1.9%).
Most of the plant seeds contain resins and volatile oils such as borneol, camphene, citral, eucalyptol, linalool, phenllandrene, zingiberine and zingiberol phenols, responsible for its potent antimicrobial activities [17].
[4], Thymus zygis is characterized by the presence of thymol (33.02%), o-cymene (32.02%) and [beta]-E-ocimene (11.90%) accompanied by other compounds in relatively low contents: linalool (3.99%), carvacrol (2.69%), [beta]-pinene (2.08%), borneol (1.56%), E-caryophyllene (1.51%), 1,4-cineole (1.49%) and tricyclene (1.34%).