farnesol


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far·ne·sol

(far'nĕ-sol),
A difarnesyl group that occurs in the side chain of vitamin K2 and constitutes squalene; found in oil of citronella; a sesquiterpene alcohol.
Synonym(s): farnesene alcohol
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Farnesol and geraniol chemopreventive activities during the initial phases of hepatocarcinogenesis involve similar actions on cell proliferation and DNA damage, but distinct actions on apoptosis, plasma cholesterol and HMGCoA reductase.
Quorum sensing in the dimorphic fungus Candida albicans is mediated by farnesol.
This is not surprising since generation of farnesol by FPPase is important beyond the CA.
7,11,12,23) Despite some variations of effectiveness depending on the bacterial source of the biofilm, our overall findings revealed that the combinations of farnesol, xylitol and lactoferrin or farnesol and xylitol had the best outcomes among the substances tested.
2008) reported the antibacterial activity of farnesol against Staphylococcus aureus.
Farnesol es una molecula lipofilica que se localiza en las membranas del hospedero causando alteracion en su fluidez, creando una puerta de entrada para la invasion de este patogeno.
The major constituents of the oil of Leucanthemum vulgare from Georgia include nerolidol, [alpha]-bisabolol, farnesol, and farnesene [36].
2007), estudando diferentes horarios e epocas de colheita em folhas de citronela de java (Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt), concluiram que a epoca seca reduziu o conteudo de limoneno, citronelol, geraniol, e farnesol e aumentou o conteudo de citronelal e o neral.
Farnesol and germacrene-D have been reported to have pesticidal activity (30).
Tambem sao descritos outros metabolitos secundarios como limoneno (EKUNDAYO, 1985; CHANDRASHEKAR; JOSHI, 2006), eugenol, luteolina, homoorientina, luteolina-7-O-[beta]-glicosideo, 2"-O-ramnosil-homoorientina, os acidos clorogenico, cafeico e p-cumarico (MATOUSCHEK; STAHL-BISKUP, 1991), [alpha]-pineno, canfeno, [beta]-pineno, mentol, metil-2- heptanona, 6-metil-5-hepten-2-ona, linalol, acetato de citronelil, acetato de neril, acetato de geranil, farnesol (EKUNDAYO, 1985), mentadienol (MENUT et al.
Identification of Farnesol as the Non-Sterol Derivative of Mevalonic Acid Required for the Accelerated Degradation of 3-hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A Reductase," J.
31) Agents with chemopreventive effects in this and other murine models include 8-methoxypsoralen, (31) farnesol, (32) fatty acid synthase inhibitors, (33) and compounds found in fruits and vegetables, such as hespiridin (34) and quercetin.