diterpene

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diterpene

[dī′tər‚pēn]
(organic chemistry)
C20H32 A group of terpenes that have twice as many atoms in the molecule as monoterpenes. Any derivative of diterpene.
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The isoprenoids include diterpenoids (namely sugiol, nimbiol, margasone) and triterpenoids containing protomeliacins, liminoids, azadirone and its derivatives, genudin and its derivatives, vilarin type of compounds and C-secomeliacins such as nimbin, salannin and azadirachtin.
In our investigations the root barks yielded the two ent-kaurane diterpenoids kaur-16-en-19-oic acid (1) (Structure depicted in Fig.
Materials is arranged in chapters on alkaloids and nitrogen compounds, coumarins; flavonoids; monoterpenoids, diterpenoids and sesquiterpenoids; phenolics, lignans, neolignans and tannins; quinones; quassinoids; triterpenes; xanthones; and miscellaneous.
The subclass Octocorallia is a rich source of diterpenoids, whose biological activity includes deterrence of predators (Coll et al., 1982; Van Alstyne et al., 1994; Barsby and Kubanek, 2005).
Further studies on the nonmacrocyclic-trichothecene--producing isolates led to the isolation of the novel diterpenoids called atranones (Andersen et al.
It's been standardized to contain certain active compounds: lignans, diterpenoids and plant steroids.
According to [16], diterpenoids increase hydrophilicity of kaurene extract; however, the methyl group has drastically reduced their antimicrobial activity.
[62] isolated five diterpenoids alkaloids (pseudaconitine, 14-veratroylpseudaconine, 14-O-acetylneoline, neoline, and senbusine A) of Aconitum laciniatum, a species of aconites of polyherbal formulations in Bhutanese Traditional Medicine, for inflammatory conditions.
officinalis has been reported to produce many biologically active compounds, mainly phenolic diterpenoids (Masahiro et al.