ascaridole


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ascaridole

[ə′skar·ə‚dōl]
(organic chemistry)
C10H16O2 A terpene peroxide, explosive when heated; used as an initiator in polymerization.
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Two of these comprise the production of a drug: the antimalarial artimesinin and ascaridole, a defense against parasitic worms.
Particularly in Chenopodium ambrosioides the secondary metabolites included: organic acids, flavones (glycoside), flavonols and their glycosides (kaempferol, quercetin, and isorhamnetin), sterols and phytosterols (avenasterol and spinasterol), monoterpenoids (acyclic such as [beta]-myrcene, cis-[beta]-ocimene and its transisomer, nerol and geraniol, and citronellyl acetate; monocyclic such as limonene, [alpha]-terpinene and its [gamma]-isomer, [alpha]-terpinolene, [beta]-phellandrene, p-cymene, carvacrol, thymol, trans-pinocarveol and [alpha]-terpineol, carvone, pinocarvone, piperitone and its acetates, and ascaridole; and bicyclic such as chanopanone), sesquiterpenoids ([beta]-caryophyllene and [gamma]-curcumene), and carotenoids ([alpha]-carotene and [beta]-carotene) [17].
ambrosioides, que presento en esta investigacion una CDA a las 24 h de incubacion, se han reportado compuestos antihelminticos, antitripanosoma y amebicida identificados como monoterpentenos (ascaridole), ademas de aceites esenciales; por otro lado, en M.
Lamb's-quarters leaves are a source of ascaridole, an oil used to treat for round worms and hook worms.