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sesquiterpenoid (sesˑ·kw·terˑ·p·noid),

n a derivative of a chemical compound found in the sesquiterpene group; contains a functional group such as alcohol.
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5] In the previous study, red betel leaf Simplicia contained alkaloids, polyphenolics, tannins, flavonoids, quinones, steroids, monoterpenoids, sesquiterpenoids, and saponins.
Sesquiterpenoids from the fruits of Ferula kuhistanica and antibacterial activity of the constituents of F.
Furthermore, the oxygenated sesquiterpenoids were detected in small percentages, between 1 and 2%, in all seasons.
Both the MO and CA are ectodermally derived organs (Cassier, 1990) and produce sesquiterpenoid compounds utilizing the farnesyl diphosphate/isopentenoid biosynthetic pathway (Tobe and Bendena, 1999).
Structure-activity relationships of phytotoxic sesquiterpenoids from Canella winterana.
The cytotoxicity of 22 sesquiterpenoid unsaturated dialdehydes, as determined by the neutral red absorption assay and by protein determination.
Solanaceae: Rishitin is a sesquiterpenoid phytoalexin found in potato tuber discs (Solanum tuberosum), which infected with the potato rot nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci [29].
The chemical constituents reported from this shrub belong to different classes, such as alkaloids, diterpenoid lactones, glycosides, steroids, sesquiterpenoid, phenolics, aliphatic compounds and polysaccharides.
Influences of trans-trans farnesol, a membrane-targeting sesquiterpenoid, on Streptococcus mutans physiology and survival within mixed-species oral biofilms.
In the eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Beauvois), the secretion contains a mixture of chemicals such as various phenols and quinones, plant derived allomones, and the sesquiterpenoid, romallenone, but the exact mixture of these chemicals is variable among individuals (Jones et al.
1 (1) Substances belong to four chemical classes: Monoterpenoids ([alpha] - pinene, 1,8 - cineol and linalool), sesquiterpenoid ([beta] - caryophyllene), aliphate (1-hexanol), flavonoid (quercetin dehydrate).
Cantharidin is actually a toxic sesquiterpenoid and does deserve accurate attention, as it is of fundamental biological importance for meloid beetles, their reproduction and their defence against predators.