phytol


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phy·tol

(fī'tol),
An unsaturated primary alcohol derived from the hydrolysis of chlorophyll; a constituent of vitamins E and K1.
Synonym(s): phytyl alcohol

phy·tol

(fī'tol)
An unsaturated primary alcohol derived from the hydrolysis of chlorophyll; a constituent of vitamins E and K1.
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In an effort to confirm this finding, we set up an assay in which fibroblast homogenates were incubated with phytol in the presence of [NAD.
As can be seen, the largest peak in the extract was phytol (1550 scans) which is characteristic of any 'green' plant extract (ie.
215 CEULEMANS R,NEW PHYTOL,vol 0127,page 0425,1994,cites= 37,TANSLEY REVIEW NO-71 - EFFECTS OF ELEVATED ATMOSPHERIC CO2 ON WOODY-PLANTS
High Pr/Ph ratios are usually associated with organic matter that has undergone oxidation to the extent that the phytol side chain of chlorophyll or related structures has been oxidized, a pathway that leads preferentially to the formation of pristane [30].
The best activities were observed for the three triterpenic acids and, from the essential oil, for geranylacetone, phytol, [alpha]-ionone and [beta]-ionone.
People have tried phytol as an adjuvant, but it can be toxic.
In addition, fatty acids, alcohols, and esters, together with alkanes, phytols, phytol derivatives, and sterols, have been isolated from water repellent soils and are associated with water repellency (Franco et al.
The minor components compounds in seeds like sabinene, a-terpinolene, camphor, [beta]-fenchyl alcohol, nerol, geraniol, 2E-dodecenal, 1-tetradecanol and phytol were higher under Giza condition than North Sinai.