cyclopentanoid

cyclopentanoid

[¦sī·klō′pen·tə‚nȯid]
(organic chemistry)
A compound whose key structural unit consists of five carbon atoms arranged in a ring.
References in periodicals archive ?
The typical constituents of valerian roots are found to be valeric and isovaleric acid, monoterpenes ([alpha]-pinene, [alpha]-fenchene, camphene), monoterpenic esters (bornyl acetate, myrtenyl acetate, myrtenyl isovaleriate), oxygen containing sesquiterpenes, and valerian cyclopentanoid sesquiterpenes such as valerenal, valerenone, valerenol, valerenyl acetate, valerenic acid, and valerenyl isovalerate.
vitellinae produce an autogenously synthesized secretion that contains cyclopentanoid monoterpenes (Pasteels et al.
The alder beetle larvae produce a defensive secretion containing cyclopentanoid monoterpenes (Sugawara et al.