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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Based on the results of the phytochemical screening, in red betle leaf extract contained several classes of compounds such as saponins, polyphenols, quinones, tannins, steroids, monoterpenoid, sesquiterpenoids, and flavonoids.
As muscle contractions were observed in experiment 1, it was necessary to evaluate the AChE activity in the brain and muscle of silver catfish exposed to monoterpenoid with anesthetic properties used in the studies.
Terpenoids present in essential oils have shown strong repellent or insecticide activity, including hydrogenated monoterpenoids, such as thymol, [alpha]-pinene, carvacrol, myrcene, and oxygenated sesquiterpenes as caryophyllene oxide (Kim et al.
Seasonal variation in monoterpenoid contents has been reported previously in other Lamiaceae species (Botrel et al.
Monoterpenoid differentiation in relation to the morphology of Pinus discolor and P.
The GABA-modulating and GABA-mimetic activities of the monoterpenoid thymol were explored on human GABAA and Drosophila melanogaster homomeric RDLac GABA receptors expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes, voltage-clamped at -60 mV.
aurantifolia is rich in the monoterpenoid derivatives limonene and linalool, and that the fresh juice of C.
Effect of light and temperature on monoterpenoid yield and composition in Satureja douglasii.
The main group of compounds forming celery oil consisted of monoterpenoid hydrocarbons, among them limonene (62.
Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) monoterpenoid concentrations as factors in diet selection by free-grazing sheep, p.