triterpene

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triterpene

[trī′tər‚pēn]
(organic chemistry)
One of a class of compounds having molecular skeletons containing 30 carbon atoms, and theoretically composed of six isoprene units; numerous and widely distributed in nature, occurring principally in plant resins and sap; an example is ambrein.
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Lu, A new ocotillol-type triterpenoid saponin from red American ginseng.
Centella asiatica (also known as gotu kola) is another plant that depends upon secondary metabolites called triterpenoids to thrive in the different climate zones of subtropical and tropical regions.
Extracts rich in proanthocyanidins, triterpenoid saponins, polysaccharides, and coumarins are potent inhibitors of SVMPs found in Bothrops venom (22).
So keeping these recommendations in view in our study we focused on a noble compound, a triterpenoid named betulinic acid and observed its effect on Balb/c mice model of hyperlipidemia.
The company's lead product candidate, SCY-078, is the first representative of a novel oral and IV triterpenoid antifungal family in clinical development for the treatment of several fungal infections, including serious and life-threatening invasive fungal infections.
Triterpenoid resins Triterpenoid resins consist of mixtures of triterpenoid molecules with mainly pentacyclic (ursanes, oleananes, lupanes and hopanes) and tetracyclic (dammaranes and lanostanes) skeletons.
OA is a pentacyclic triterpenoid found in a variety of medicinal herbs [14].
ANOVA was applied to optimize the extraction conditions of ultrasonic-assisted extraction for the triterpenoid yield and evaluate the relationship between response and variables.
A large number of triterpenoids suppress the growth of a variety of cancer cells without exerting any toxicity in normal cells.
noted that ursolic acid was among two of the four selected natural triterpenoids tested and found to be significantly effective against inflammation in a TPA multiple-dose model of chronic skin inflammation.
A triterpenoid index was calculated to reveal the triterpenoid composition of oak.
Liby et al., "Human neuroblastoma cells rapidly enter cell cycle arrest and apoptosis following exposure to C-28 derivatives of the synthetic triterpenoid CDDO," Cancer Biology & Therapy, vol.