monoterpene

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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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This monoterpenoid compound helped to maintain tissue electrolytes, liver marker enzyme levels, and normal architecture of the hepatic tissue.
Tomatoes contain extracts of polyphenolic, flavonoids, monoterpenoid and sesquiterpene, and saponins.
Another monoterpenoid that deserves attention is linalool, as recent studies have suggested a potential anesthetic activity in fish (3,10).
With regard to the results of the antimicrobial tests, it can be concluded that the combination of oregano oil components (predominantly monoterpenoid phenolic carvacrol) incorporated in the chitosan based system evidently induced a heightened activity against all the tested microorganisms.
Menthol is a phytogenic essential oil that is considered as a monocyclic monoterpenoid alcoholic compound.
in a recently published work [50] studied the anticancer properties of this monoterpenoid alcohol found in more than 200 plant species.
(a) Serial Peak RT Peak Compound number (min) area (%) detected Major group 1 4.472 0.94 Pentanone, Synthetic 4-hydroxy-4-methyl intermediate 2 11.561 2.11 1,2,4- Aromatic Trimethylbenzene hydrocarbon 3 21.586 10.11 Citronellal Monoterpenoid 4 31.599 2.26 Citronellol Aromatic isobutanoate ether 5 32.338 3.87 2-Pyridinethione Organic sulfur compound 6 55.638 16.36 Hexadecanoic Aliphatic acid acids 7 57.858 1.52 Thio sulfuric Sulfur acid oxoacid 8 61.176 19.17 9,12-Octadecadienoic Essential acid fatty acids 9 61.714 4.69 Benzenemethanol< Phenolic 4-hydroxy- > alcohols Ipsdienol 10 65.348 19.37 Hexalactone Cyclic <gamma-> esters Decalactone <gamma-> 11 67.053 1.10 No matches -- found 12 41.47 0.31 Unknown -- (a) Serial number CAS number Mol.
Menthol is a monoterpenoid with antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and anti-ulcer properties, as well as irritant activity, and widely used in pharmaceuticals (Gimbo, Saita, Goncalves, & Takahashi, 2008; Simoes & Gomes, 2009).