Asthma Steroids 'Could Stunt Growth'
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests. The study of 12,000 Finnish infants found that, on average,...
Diterpene
Diterpene, a type of terpene, is an organic compound composed of four isoprene units and has the molecular formula C20H32. They derive from geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate. Diterpenes form the basis for...
Hemiterpenes
Terpenes (/ˈtɜrpiːn/) are a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants, particularly conifers, though also by some insects such as termites or swallowtail butterflie...
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Terpenoid
The terpenoids (/ˈtɜrpɨnɔɪd/ TUR-pə-noyd), sometimes called isoprenoids, are a large and diverse class of naturally occurring organic chemicals similar to terpenes, derived from five-carbon isoprene u...
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Monoterpene
Monoterpenes are a class of terpenes that consist of two isoprene units and have the molecular formula C10H16. Monoterpenes may be linear (acyclic) or contain rings. Biochemical modifications such a...
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Retinoid
The retinoids are a class of chemical compounds that are forms of vitamin A or are chemically related to it. Retinoids are used in medicine, primarily due to the way they regulate epithelial cell grow...
Sesquiterpene
Sesquiterpenes are a class of terpenes that consist of three isoprene units and have the empirical formula C15H24. Like monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes may be acyclic or contain rings, including many un...
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Steroids
Steroids comprise a group of cyclic organic compounds whose basis is a characteristic arrangement of seventeen carbon atoms in a four-ring structure linked together from three 6-carbon rings followed ...
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Triterpenes
Terpenes (/ˈtɜrpiːn/) are a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants, particularly conifers, though also by some insects such as termites or swallowtail butterflie...
Triterpenes - Wikipedia
Asthma Steroids 'Could Stunt Growth'
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests. The study of 12,000 Finnish infants found that, on average,...
Rhodoxanthin
Rhodoxanthin is a xanthophyll pigment with a purple color that is found in small quantities in a variety of plants including Taxus baccata. It is also found in the feathers of some birds. As a food ...
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Turpentine
Turpentine (also called spirit of turpentine, oil of turpentine, wood turpentine and colloquially turps) is a fluid obtained by the distillation of resin obtained from live trees, mainly pines. It ...
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Estradiol undecylate
Estradiol undecylate (INN, USAN; brand names Delestrec, Depogin, Primogyn Depot, Progynon Depot, others) is a synthetic ester, specifically the 17-undecanoyl ester, of the natural estrogen, estradiol....
Estradiol undecylate - Wikipedia
Totarol
Totarol is a meroterpene, and more precisely a terpenophenolic, a chemical compound that is part terpene and part natural phenol. It is a naturally produced diterpene that is bioactive as (+)-totarol....
Triptolide
Triptolide is a diterpenoid epoxide found in the Thunder God Vine, Tripterygium wilfordii. It has in vitro and in vivo activities against mouse models of polycystic kidney disease and pancreatic cance...
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Callicarpenal
Callicarpenal is a terpenoid that has been isolated from plants of the genus Callicarpa (beautyberry). It acts as an insect repellent against mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti and Anopheles stephensi) and fi...
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Azadirachtin
Azadirachtin, a chemical compound belonging to the limonoid group, is a secondary metabolite present in neem seeds. It is a highly oxidized tetranortriterpenoid which boasts a plethora of oxygen funct...
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Carveol
Carveol is a natural unsaturated, monocyclic monoterpenoid alcohol that is a constituent of spearmint essential oil in the form of cis-(−)-carveol. It is a colorless fluid soluble in oils, but insolub...
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Antcin B
Antcin B is a steroid isolated from the mushroom Antrodia camphorata.
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Ionone
The ionones are a series of closely related chemical substances that are part of a group of compounds known as rose ketones, which also includes damascones and damascenones. Ionones are aroma compoun...
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Perillene
Perillene is a natural monoterpene that consists of a furan ring with a six-carbon homoprenyl side chain. Perillene is a component of the essential oil obtained by extraction of the leaves of Perilla ...
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Borneol
Borneol is a bicyclic organic compound and a terpene. The hydroxyl group in this compound is placed in an endo position. There are two different enantiomers of borneol. Both d-(+)-borneol and l-(–)-b...
Borneol - Wikipedia
Isoprene
Isoprene, or 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene, is a common organic compound with the formula CH2=C(CH3)CH=CH2. In its pure form, it is a colorless volatile liquid. Isoprene is produced by many plants.
Isopr...
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Tricholomalide
Tricholomalides are neurotrophic diterpenes isolated from the mushroom Tricholoma.
Tricholomalide - Wikipedia
Delta-Carotene
δ-Carotene or ε,ψ-carotene is a form of carotene with an ε-ring at one end, and the other uncyclized. It is an intermediate synthesis product in some photosynthetic plants between lycopene and α-carot...
Delta-Carotene - Wikipedia
Quassinoid
Quassinoids are a group of natural chemical compounds classified as diterpenoids. They are bitter principles found in plants in the Simaroubaceae family. The prototypical member of the group, quassi...
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Ascofuranone
Ascofuranone is an antibiotic produced by the fungus Ascochyta viciae. that inhibits the Trypanosoma brucei alternative oxidase and is a lead compound in efforts to produce other drugs targeting this ...
Ascofuranone - Wikipedia
Triterpenoid
Triterpenoids are terpenoid derivatives of triterpene molecules.Notable examples
Triterpenoid - Wikipedia