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cineol

[′sin·ē‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
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Monoterpenos limoneno e cineol tem acao inseticida para pragas de graos armazenados, a acao de toxicidade se da atraves das vias respiratorias (fumigacao), da cuticula (contato) e da ingestao (graos tratados) (Restello et al., 2009).
Esto es debido principalmente a los componentes del aceite esencial (cineol y alcanfor) que afectan negativamente el desarrollo y eclosion de huevos de parasitos.
The leaves of guava contain an essential oil rich in cineol, tannins, triterpenes, flavonoids, resin, eugenol, malic acid, fat, cellulose, chlorophyll, mineral salts, and a number of other fixed substances.
[1] Small amounts of other sesquiterpenoids ([beta]-sesquiphellandrene, bisabolene, and farnesene) and a small fraction of monoterpenoid ([beta]-phelladrene, cineol, and citral) have also been identified.
The main components of volatile oil were 1, 8 Cineol (ranging from 52.0 to 53%), Camphor (ranging from 12.1 to 13%), [alpha]-Pinene (ranging from 5 to 5.5%), [beta]-Pinene (ranging from 5.5 to 6%) and [beta]-Caryophyllene (ranging from 4.2 to 4.5%).Other constituents such as [gamma]-Terpinene,Sabinene hydrate, Terpinolene, Terpinene-4-ol,[alpha]-Copaene [alpha]-Humulene, Germacrene D, [alpha]-Mumolene, [alpha]-Famesene, [gamma]-Cadinene, [delta]-Cadinene, Calacorene, Caryophyllene oxide I, Caryophyllene oxide II and Palmitic acid were present in amount less the 1%.
Its essential oil contains cineol, borneol, and thujone.
It has been reported that Okinawan mugwort (Artemisia Princeps Pampan) contains bioactive functional components including sitosterol, cineol and rutin.