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ses·qui·ter·penes

(ses'kwi-ter'pēnz),
Compounds formed from three isoprene units; may be acyclic, mono-, di-, or tricyclic; synthesized from farnesylpyrophosphate (for example, trichothecin, nicin).
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NR and HR essential oils contained a complex mixture consisting mainly of sesquiterpene hydrocarbons (60.2% and 64.8%, resp.), oxygenated sesquiterpenes (6.8% and 13.4%, resp.), and monoterpene hydrocarbons (6.0% and 1.5%, resp.).
Ohizumi, "Structural determination of nootkatol, a new sesquiterpene isolated from Alpinia oxyphylla miquel possessing calcium-antagonistic activity," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.
Sesquiterpene lactone compounds have been shown to inhibit NF-[kappa]B activation in various cancer cells [17].
Here, the cytotoxic activity of a sesquiterpene coumarin, conferone, isolated from Ferula szwitsiana was investigated in human colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line (HT-29).
Sesquiterpene Lactones and Other Constituents from Tanacetum parthenium.
2009) while caryophyllene oxide an oxygenated sesquiterpene was identified in healthy (11.25%) and naturally infected A.
These chemicals include, e.g., terpenes (monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes), phenylpropanoids, compounds containing nitrogen and sulfur, and aromatic compounds (BAKKALI et al., 2008).
For each sesquiterpene, the Kovats Retention Index (RI) was compared with the RI calculated from synthetic chemicals when commercially available [RI = 1358, 1391, 1442, 1477, 1532 for [alpha]-cubebene (Bedoukian Research Inc., Danbury, Connecticut), [alpha]-copaene (Fluka Analytical, Stenheim, Germany), [beta]-caryophyllene (Sigma Chemical Co., St.
This genus including some Iranian species has been studied chemically and present of monoterpenes (16), sesquiterpenes (17,18), especially sesquiterpene lactones (19,20) and essential oils (21-25) were reported.
Sesquiterpene lactones from Vernonia scorpioides and their in vitro cytotoxicity.
Germacrene D, a common sesquiterpene in the genus Bursera (Burseraceae).