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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Abietane diterpenes induce cytotoxic effects in human pancreatic cancer cell line MIA PaCa2 through different modes of action.
End of the coffee mystery; diterpene alcohols raise serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Apart from the traditional usage of Stevia leaf extract as a natural cure for diabetes for decades, detailed investigation on the property of the diterpene glycosides accumulated in the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana for determining its antidiabetic property using animal models and cell line experiments and human volunteers have been undertaken by several researchers (Bailey, 1999; Bailey et al.
The compounds - sesquiterpenes and diterpenes - were then tested against several strains of S aureus and some were found to be active against MRSA.
According to the characteristics of NMR spectra and other physico-chemical data of compound 2, we concluded that this compound is coincided well with henrilabdane B, a diterpene also isolated from Chloranthus henryi (Li et al.
Espresso, in contrast, contained the most--some 6 to 12 milligrams of the diterpene cafestol alone per 150 milliliters of coffee.
Taxol is a complex diterpene with an oxetane ring and nine centres of asymmetry, Fig.
In addition, cembroid type diterpene namely (-)-7-[beta]-hydroxy-8-[alpha]-methoxydeepoxysarcophytoxide from soft coral Sarcophyton mililatensis was found to stimulate osteoblastic differentiation in MC3T3-E1 cells (Cuong et al.
Chemopreventive potential of Epoxy clerodane diterpene from Tinospora cordifolia against diethylnitrosamine-induced hepatocellular carcinoma.
Andrographis: Neoandrographolide, one of the principal diterpene lactones, isolated from a medicinal herb Andrographis paniculata actively inhibits NO and TNF-alpha production.
Bioassay-guided fractionation afforded the indole diterpene alkaloids penitrems A (15), B (16), D (20), E (17), and F (18) as well as paspaline and emnidole SB.