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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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anti-inflammatory free xanthones, Brenan leucoantho-cyanidins Aspidosperma antiplasmodial monoterpenoid indole pyrifolium Mart.
Nauclea species have been reported to produce interesting bioactive phytochemicals, in particular monoterpenoid indole alkaloids such as 10-(anti-proliferative) (Erdelmeier et al.
Diarylheptanoids and a monoterpenoid from the rhizomes of Zingiber officinale: antioxidant and cytoprotective properties.
In Eucalyptus globules, the major monoterpenoid component is eucalyptol (1,8-cineole), constituting the 60-90% [22], that has been reported to inhibit the production and synthesis of tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF-[alpha]), interleukin-1[beta] (IL-1[beta]), leukotriene B4, and thromboxane B2 in human blood monocytes [22, 23].
annua before flowering contains mostly oxygenated monoterpenes, such as camphor and 1,8-cineol and during flowering period contains almost same amounts of these monoterpenoid representative, but in different contents, and after flowering period contains slightly higher amount of oxygen containing sesquiterpenoids, such as Caryophellene oxide and Spathulenol [3].
The monoterpenoid rich essential oil of Senecio graciliflorus DC exhibits fair amount of cytotoxic and antioxidant activity.
This enzyme in the synthesis of indole monoterpenoid alkaloids in many medicinal plants like Rauwolfia serpentina is involved [18].
Besides, L-camphor, a bicyclic monoterpenoid, that was also found in C.
Five new monoterpenoid components were found, as well as 18 phenolic compounds and eight lignans, some of which were previously unknown.
ramiflorum are the monoterpenoid indole alkaloids rarniflorine A and ramiflorine B, therefore extracts obtained from different plant parts were analyzed by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) in order to evidence the presence of these bioactive alkaloids.
The effects have been attributed to the total glucosides in peony, a group of monoterpenoid glycosides.
In order to generate the plant material required to produce the monoterpenoid indole alkaloids, several concentrations of cytokinin were tested to select the optimal concentration for induction and multiplication of shoots.