triterpene

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triterpene

plant toxins, e.g. lantadenes A, B, found in Lantana camara, icterogenins A, B, C, found in Lippia spp. Called also triterpene acids.

triterpene acids
see triterpene (above).
tetracyclic triterpene
plant toxins found in Cucumis spp.
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quercifolius aqueous extracts revealed the presence of phenols, flavones, flavonols, xanthones, catechins, triterpenoids, and tannins.
19) Mushrooms grown on natural substrates contain precursors that yield secondary metabolites such as triterpenoids whereas mycelium produced on cereal grains lack such precursors.
All ethanol extracts showed the different intensity of brown colour ranging from deep brown to light brown indicating the presence of mono-terpenes and sesquiterpenes (essential oils), di-and triterpenoids (gums and resins), Tetraterpenoids (carotenoids, xanthophylls and carotenoic acids) and polyterpenoid is the rubber (Sameeno, 2007; and Raaman, 2006).
Ursolic acid (3beta-hydroxy-urs-12-en-28-oic acid) is a pentacyclic triterpenoid found naturally in apples, waxy berries, rosemary, oregano, and several other plants and herbs used in medicine and the diet.
Also known as gotu kola, Centella asiatica contains triterpenoid compounds that help stabilize soft plaque by improving the synthesis of collagen, (10-13) a component of the thick caps that hold soft plaque in place.
The group of other triterpenoids carrying carboxylic acid function on carbon 24 of the non-sugar part of molecules and more particularly glucosyl derivative of bartogenic acid (GluBA) attracted our attention.
asiatica, there is a need to identify high yielding accessions which will give optimal triterpenoids which are used as biomarkers.
Previous studies carried out on certain species of these genera afforded variousphytochemicals (quassinoids, furoquinoleine, acridones, cathinone alcaloids, triterpenoids and steroids) and revealedinteresting pharmacological properties (cytotoxicity, antiplasmadial activities).
Furthermore, analysis of the LC-MS data suggests that flavonoids and triterpenoids may be responsible for the potential biological effects of EAPL.
Watermelon is rich in phenolic compounds like flavonoids, carotenoids, and triterpenoids.