diterpene

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diterpene

[dī′tər‚pēn]
(organic chemistry)
C20H32 A group of terpenes that have twice as many atoms in the molecule as monoterpenes. Any derivative of diterpene.
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Since the major chemical component of Plectranthus ecklonii is the abietane diterpenoid parvifloron D we hypothesized that it could be involved in the antiproliferative effects of this plant against human tumor cells.
We believe that a thorough understanding of the osteogenic effect via osteoblast differentiation and mineralization by diterpenoids will shed light on the potential utilization of these compounds as future osteoporotic agents.
Maprouneacin, a new daphnane diterpenoid with potent antihy-perglycemic activity from Maprounea africana.
A bioactive labdane diterpenoid from Curcuma amada and its semisynthetic analogues as antitubercular agents.
Kurihara, Cytotoxicity of abietane diterpenoids from Perovskia abrotanoides and of their semisynthetic analogues, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 14, 5285 (2006).
11] Stevioside, an abundant component of Stevia rebaudiana leaves, is a hydrophilic diterpenoid glycoside with relatively high molecular weight; therefore, it is unlikely to be absorbed in the intestine unless with the help of bacterial intestinal.
We have demonstrated that by using synthetic biology we can build a solar powered platform for production of key high-value compounds within the diterpenoid class in green cells (cyanobacteria/moss/algae).
Kirenol, a natural diterpenoid compound, has been reported to possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and anti-arthritic activities.
cordifolia composed of difference active compounds, for example, alkaloids, diterpenoid lactones, glycosides, steroids, sesquiterpenoid, aliphatic (36,37).
Immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory mechanisms of triptolide, the principal active diterpenoid from the Chinese medicinal herb Tripterygium wilfordii Hook.