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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 this account, the leaf extract contained six compounds among them, phytol (38.
In our laboratory, we recently established that SLS patients are also deficient in the degradation of phytol (3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadec-2-en-1-ol), a branched-chain fatty alcohol commonly found in nature as part of the chlorophyll molecule (7).
Emerging areas of interest include components like [beta]-ionone, phytol and gossypol, which may also prevent cancer.
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.
Our experience with botanical extractions told us that a dichloromethane extraction and GC/MS analysis of the residue would show most of the common plant oils such as phytol and the literature indicated that the compounds diagnostic with cannabis (tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabicyclol) should also be apparent.
Are there benefits of simultaneous root colonization by different arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi New Phytol.
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.
The best activities were observed for the three triterpenic acids and, from the essential oil, for geranylacetone, phytol, [alpha]-ionone and [beta]-ionone.
2], diethyistilbestrol (DES), and tamoxifen (TAM); b) the xenoestrogens coumestrol (CM), methoxychlor (MXC), BPA, and dibutyl phthalate (DBP); c) the progestin medroxyprogesterone (MED); d) the glucocorticoid dexamethasone (DEX); and e) phytol (PHY), a precursor to a retinoid X and peroxisome proliferator-activating receptor agonist, to increase uterine weights and alter uterine morphology and hsp levels.
Maretto, Changes in Tomato Ovary Transcriptome Demonstrate Complex Hormonal Regulation of Fruit Set, New Phytol.