linalool


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linalool

a natural insecticidal compound found in oil extracted from citrus peel. Similar in activity to d-limonene.
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35), who suggested that the anticonvulsant activity of the racemic mixture of linalool did not result from interaction with [GABA.
Biswas, Estimation of Total Terpenoids Concentration in Plant Tissues Using a Monoterpene, Linalool as Standard Reagent, Protocol Exchange, 2012, 055 (2012).
Isolation and biological activities of decanal, linalool, valencene, and octanal from sweet orange oil.
Anticonvulsant activity of the linalool enantiomers and racemate: investigation of chiral influence.
Comparatively, five major volatile compounds of flower, linalool (RT = 35.
The chemical identity and stereochemical composition of linalool and its derivatives, the lilac aldehydes and alcohols, was determined by Drs.
The University of Maryland Medical Centre suggests using citronella, linalool, and geraniol candles.
As lavender oil has been shown to have acetylcholinesterase inhibitory, neuroprotective (from glutamate-induced toxicity) and antioxidant properties (perhaps attributed to constituent such as linalool and linalyl acetate), they chose to use extracts of Lavandula angustifolia ssp.
coli even in the absence of active principles like linalool and linalyl acetate, considered responsible for the antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oils obtained from different species of Lavandula.
Muchas de las esencias producidas por las orquideas son simples componentes aromaticos, tales como alfa y beta-pinene, myrcene, alfaphelandrene, 1,8-cineole, ocimene, p-cymene, citronellol, linalool, geraniol, methyl benzoato, beta-terpineol, benzyl acetato, perperitone, d-carvone, methyl salicylato, nerol, 2- phenylethyl acetato, 2-phenylethanol, methyl cinamato, eugenol y skatol (Arditti, 1992; Withner, 1974).
the terpene alcohol linalool, coumarin, and ethyl vanillin) were mixed to produce what Burr calls one of the first true works of olfactory art.