The anti-diabetic effect of Diterpenes
is caused by reduction of a-glucosidase (Ayinampudi et al., 2012) and activation of nuclear receptor PPAR gamma (Rau et al., 2006).
Antibacterial activity of Taxodium ascendens diterpenes
against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
It has been observed in previous studies that the antimicrobial activity of natural extracts can be due to the presence of diterpenes
(Zamilpa et al.
In addition to these, diterpenes
are also described as having antimicrobial activity, as they easily penetrate the cell membranes of microorganisms and create pores that result in the loss of intracellular contents .
Our research led to the isolation of two coumarins (1 and 2), nine flavonoids (3-11), five caffeoylquinic acids (12-16), three diterpene
glycosides (17-19), and one phenolic compound (20).
The therapeutic potential of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) diterpenes
for Alzheimer's disease.
(11,12) The most common gorgonian corals are diterpenes
. (13) Twenty-six derivatives of the octocoral P.
But filtering has its drawbacks, including loss of the cancer-fighting diterpenes
Grande, "New natural diterpene
acids from Juniperus communis," Phytochemistry, vol.
Among these, there are rich sources of terpenes, especially diterpenes
, belonging to the order Dictyotales (Maschek & Baker, 2008), and around 300 diterpene
shave been isolated from at least 35 species of the family Dictyotaceae collected worldwide (Vallim et al., 2005).