triterpenes


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tri·ter·penes

(trī-tĕr'pēnz),
Hydrocarbons or their derivatives formed by the condensation of six isoprene units (equivalent to three terpene units) and containing, therefore, 30 carbon atoms; for example, squalene, certain steroids, cardiac glycosides.
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Suppression of the inflammatory response by triterpenes isolated from the mushroom Ganoderma lucidum.
urens are composed of chemical components belonging to the secondary metabolite classes, which include the anthraquinones, coumarins, anthracene derivatives, mono-, sesqui-, di- and triterpenes, steroids and water-soluble tannins.
The flavonoids and triterpenes positives results agreed with the data found by Guilhon-Simplicio and Pereira (2011), which pointed the presence of flavonoids and terpenes, especially triterpenes for species of the Byrsonima genre.
This study determined that the hexane extracts presented the best results for acetylcholinesterase activity, which can be attributed to the presence of triterpenes and/or anthraquinones, but the ethanolic extracts of the leaves of S.
roseus also contains ursolic acid (triterpene) and this compound is known to possess a wide range of more biological, anticancer [17], antimicrobial [18], hypoglycemic [19], antiprotozoal (against Plasmodium falciparum) [20], antiplatelet aggregation, anti HIV-ADIS, antimycobacterium tuberculosis, anti-inflammatory [18], and antioxidant [21] activities.
Hydro ethanolic Chemical constituent Extract Total Tannins + Tannins Gallic tannins + polyphenols catechin tannins - Flavonols + Flavonoids Anthocyanes - Leucoanthocyanes - Alcaloids + triterpenes et sterol + Mucilage - Saponosids - heteroside steroidic - triterpenes heterosids + Coumaines + Glycosides cardiaque - oses and holosides - aqueous Chemical constituent Extract + Tannins + polyphenols - + Flavonoids - - Alcaloids - triterpenes et sterol - Mucilage + Saponosids - heteroside steroidic - triterpenes heterosids - Coumaines + Glycosides cardiaque - oses and holosides - +: presence; -: absence.
Michida et al., "Tetracyclic triterpenes and other constituents from the leaves and bark of Larix kaempferi," Phytochemistry, vol.
Likewise, it has been observed that Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Candida albicans, Aeromonas hydrophila, Bacillus subtilis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, show sensitivity to prenylated benzophenones and triterpenes (Mokoka et al.
More interesting, confidence intervals were smaller than for absolute concentrations in triterpenes expressing a narrower range of values.
Schumann et al., "Accelerated reepithelialization by triterpenes: proof of concept in the healing of surgical skin lesions," Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, vol.
A reinvestigation of the triterpenes of Centella asiatica.