monoterpene


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Related to monoterpene: Sesquiterpene, diterpene

monoterpene

[¦män·ō′tər‚pēn]
(organic chemistry)
A class of terpenes with molecular formula C10H16; the members of the class contain two isoprene units.
A derivative of a member of such a class.
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guajava fresh leaves is composed mainly by hydrocarbon sesquiterpenes (62.0%), followed by oxygenated sesquiterpenes (14.8%), hydrocarbons monoterpenes (1.8%), and oxygenated monoterpenes (1.2%) (Table 1).
The monoterpene is an important constituent found in Ulmns davidiana var.
Carvone is a monocyclic ketone also belonging to the monoterpene class for which fungistatic activity against Fusarium solani and Fusarium sulphureum and bacteriostatic activity against Streptococcus thermophilus, Lactococcus lactis and Escherichia coli has been reported [11].
Mconnell, The crystal structure of the monoterpene iridomyrmecin at -150 A$?
Comprehensive measurements of leaf-, canopy-, and landscape-level isoprene and monoterpene concentrations and emissions at the two SAS tower sites presented a unique opportunity to constrain the processes controlling BVOC emissions in this region.
Antioxidant activity of monoterpene and monoterpenoids present in studied oils has been reported by many researchers.
The general chemical profile of the samples investigated is given in figure 5; the profiles are expressed as average relative quantities and refer to three chemical classes: monoterpene hydrocarbons, sesquiterpenes and oxygenated compounds.
annua with monoterpenes being principal constituents [10] that contribute to the characteristic fragrance of this medicinal species.
The main constituents are monoterpene hydrocarbons; mainly camphene, pinene, cymene and myristicin.
Specifically, the license is to US Patent Application "Use of Thymol and Carvacrol (monoterpene phenols) for Induction of Increased Skeletal Muscle Endurance, Lean Muscle Mass and Reduced Adiposity," and all related foreign worldwide patent applications.
Oxygenated monoterpenes (87.9-93.2%) constituted the principal compound class, followed by monoterpene hydrocarbons and sesquiterpene hydrocarbons.
In this context, monoterpene citral, an isomeric mixture of neral and geranial, a component of lemongrass oil, has been reported to have many biological activities such as antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities [8-10].