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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Diterpenoids blood concentration is correlated with their structure
More studies on structure and activity relationship of such diterpenoid skeleton will be undertaken once enough amounts of other compounds are available.
Although there is no information on the antitubercular activity of this plant or its constituent, but still researches on antitubercular activity of diterpenoids and their potent M1C values have designated immense prospects in this field (Salinas et al.
A novel diterpenoid, structurally related to taxodione, was isolated by our group from roots of Salvia austriaca Jacq.
Abietane diterpenoids have been reported as the main constituents of some species of this genus and may be responsible for the potential therapeutic value of these plants.
Many diterpenoids produced by plants are commercially valuable, from fragrance compounds like limonene to the anti-cancer drug taxol.
It is unlikely that the mortarium was used directly to prepare resin or pitch as the concentrations of diterpenoids are very low; however, it is a possibility that these biomarkers result from their dissolution in a non-viscous commodity that had been stored previously in amphorae with a resin lining.
Similarly, diterpenes and diterpenoids in the essential oils of V.
From the stems and twigs of the plant, diterpenoids have further been reported with properties of tumor necrosis factor-a inhibitory expression induced by lipopolysaccharide in mouse macrophages Raw 264.