diterpenes


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di·ter·penes

(dī-tĕr'pēnz),
Hydrocarbons or their derivatives containing four isoprene units, hence containing 20 carbon atoms and four branched methyl groups, for example, vitamin A, retinene, aconitine.

di·ter·penes

(dī-tĕr'pēnz)
Hydrocarbons or their derivatives containing four isoprene units, hence containing 20 carbon atoms and four branched methyl groups (e.g., vitamin A, retinene, aconitine).
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Diterpenes main targets include, protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP 1B), AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a), glucose transporter-4 (GLUT-4), nuclear receptors (PPAR a, PPAR d, a glucosidase, a amylase inhibitory activity, insulin secretion.
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.
The synthetic and natural antioxidants employed in the evaluation were obtained from Dupont Danisco, Brazil [BHA pure synthetic antioxidant, rosemary extract (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) containing 4.4% phenolic diterpenes and green tea extract (Camellia sinensis) containing 20% of catechins].
In vitro antileishmanial effects of antibacterial diterpenes from two Ethiopian Premna species: P.
The therapeutic potential of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) diterpenes for Alzheimer's disease.
The tests were performed for Alkaloids (Wagner's/Dragendroff's/Hagers test), amino acids (Ninhydrin test), phenols (Ferric chloride test), diterpenes (Copper acetate test), cardiac glycosides (Legals/Kellar-Killiani test) and tannins (Ferric chloride test) (19-21).
(11,12) The most common gorgonian corals are diterpenes. (13) Twenty-six derivatives of the octocoral P.