Diterpenes of flowering plants Compositae (Asteraceae)

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Subjects:

  • Diterpenes,
  • Angiosperms -- Composition,
  • Angiosperms -- Classification,
  • Botanical chemistry,
  • Plant chemotaxonomy

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementF. Seaman ... [et al.].
ContributionsSeaman, F.
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LC ClassificationsQK898.T4 D57 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 638 p. :
Number of Pages638
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2200288M
ISBN 100387970584
LC Control Number89021877

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More than diterpenes have been identified from approximately Compo sitae taxa (Figure 1 [pp. ], Tables [pp. The annual output of such reports rose sharply during the past several years, a trend that was also reflected by other major lipophilic constituents of the Compositae: acetylenes (63, ), sesquiterpene lactones (, ), and benzofurans and chromenes ().

More than diterpenes have been identified from approximately Compo sitae taxa (Figure 1 [pp. ], Tables [pp. The annual output of such reports rose sharply during the past several years, a trend that was also reflected by other major lipophilic constituents of the Compositae: acetylenes (63, ), sesquiterpene lactones (, ), and benzofurans and chromenes ().Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.

More than diterpenes have been identified from approximately Compo sitae taxa (Figure 1 [pp. ], Tables [pp. The annual output of such reports rose sharply during the past several years, a trend that was also reflected by other major lipophilic constituents of the Compositae: acetylenes (63, ), sesquiterpene lactones (, ), and benzofurans and Author: Fred Seaman.

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Get this from a library. Diterpenes of Flowering Plants: Compositae (Asteraceae). [Fred Seaman; Ferdinand Bohlmann; Christa Zdero; T J Mabry] -- More than diterpenes have been identified from approximately Compo sitae taxa (Figure 1 [pp. ], Tables [pp. The annual output of such reports rose sharply during the past.

Diterpenes are a class of chemical compounds composed of four isoprene units, often with the molecular formula C 20 H Diterpenes consist of four isoprene subunits.

They are biosynthesized by plants, animals and fungi via the HMG-CoA reductase pathway, with geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate being a primary intermediate. Diterpenes form the basis for biologically important compounds such as. Various biological activities (Table 13 [pp. –]) have been reported for plant diterpenes, principally from members of the Ericaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Lamiaceae, and Compositae.

Each of the major diterpenoid classes from this last family will be discussed below in terms of its biological : Fred Seaman, Ferdinand Bohlmann, Christa Zdero, Tom J. Mabry. Introduction to Terpenes. The cannabis plant consists of a wide variety of chemicals and compounds. About of these belong to a large class of aromatic organic hydrocarbons known as terpenes (pronounced tur-peens).

You may have also heard people talk about words terpene and terpenoid are increasingly used interchangeably, although these terms do have different meanings.

To facilitate such interactions at short and long distance, plants often employ volatile or semi-volatile terpenes of low molecular weight that include the 5-carbon hemiterpenes, carbon monoterpenes, carbon sesquiterpenes, and carbon diterpenes (Dudareva et al., ).Cited by: 7.

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Corymbium is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family comprising nine species. It is the only genus in the subfamily Corymbioideae and the tribe Corymbieae. The species have leaves with parallel veins, strongly reminiscent of monocots, in a rosette and compounded inflorescences may be compact or loosely composed racemes, panicles or corymbs.

Clade: Tracheophytes. The name "terpene" is derived from the word "terpentine", an obsolete spelling of the word "turpentine".

Terpenes are also major biosynthetic building blocks. Steroids, for example, are derivatives of the triterpene squalene. Terpenes and terpenoids are the primary constituents of the essential oils of many types of plants and flowers.

Flavonoid Rich Food and Medicinal Plants. Flavonoids are the most common and widely distributed group of plant phenolic compounds, occurring virtually in all plant parts, particularly the photosynthesising plant cells.

They are a major coloring component of flowering plants. Flavonoids are an integral part of human and animal diet. So few are known from higher plants that they are not, as yet, of any use in chemotaxonomy, but theyareof use in the taxonomy of lower plants.

It is, of course, possible that further research may show them to be of much wider distribution in flowering plants. The aromatic terpenes in cannabis can be extremely pungent, making it a recognizable plant indeed.

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Brindha Centre for Advanced Research in Indian System of Medicine (CARISM), SASTRA University, Thanjavur,Tamilnadu, India. This concise overview of terpenes and their applications covers the structure, natural sources, biological and pharmacological effects, as well as selected total syntheses of the compound.

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Monoterpenes are the main components of plant EOs and, like these oils, have also been tested for their insecticidal effects. Some mosquito repellents include p-menthane-3,8-diol from mint as active ingredients and citronellal is also used in mosquito coils.A number of veterinary products for flea and tick control on domestic pets contain d-limonene from citrus peels as the active ingredient.

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In higher plants, the conventional acetate-mevalonic acid pathway operates mainly in the cytosol and mitochondria and synthesizes sterols, sesquiterpenes and ubiquinones mainly.

In the plastid, the non-mevalonic acid pathway takes place and synthesizes hemi- mono- sesqui- and diterpenes along with carotenoids and phytol tail of by: The Sunflower Family (Asteraceae) of British Columbia: Volume I - Senecioneae (British Columbia Provincial Museum: No.

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Introduction. Within the family Euphorbiaceae, the sixth largest among flowering plants, the genus Euphorbia L. alone accounts for almost a sixth of the whole group 1, recent treatments of its scope, well over species are ascribed to this of them have been the object of chemical and pharmacological investigations because of the irritant and carcinogenic properties of Cited by: Since the first discovery inmore than ent-kaurane diterpenoids have been isolated and identified from different plant sources, mainly the genus Isodon.

Chemically, they consist of a perhydrophenanthrene subunit and a cyclopentane ring. A large number of reports describe the anticancer potential and mechanism of action of ent-kaurane compounds in a series of cancer cell : Md. Shahid Sarwar, Yi-Xuan Xia, Zheng-Ming Liang, Siu Wai Tsang, Hong-Jie Zhang.

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the hemiterpenes (1), monoterpenes (2), sesquiterpenes (3), diterpenes (4), sesterterpenes (5), triterpenes (6) and polyterpenes (many units). Of these different major classes of terpenoids, the diterpenes are structurally most diversified, possessing at least 6 large structural groups, within which are more than 20 sub-structural types.

The key enzymes and genes for the biosynthesis of essential oil monoterpenes are being defined, with the goals of pathway engineering to improve the composition and yield of commercial essential oil crops.

Several patents based on these technologies have been issued. The Washington State University Research Foundation has licensed these technologies to three industrial/commodity. 1 Terpenes: Importance, General Structure, and Biosynthesis Term and Significance The term terpenes originates from turpentine (lat.

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The widespread use of herbal remedies and healthcare preparations is described in the Vedas and the nal Plants have been used for. The antioxidant, antimicrobial, antiproliferative, and enzyme inhibitory properties of five extracts from aerial parts of Salvia pachyphylla Epling ex Munz were examined to assess the prospective of this plant as a source of natural products with therapeutic potential.

These properties were analyzed by performing a set of standard assays. The extract obtained with dichloromethane showed the Cited by: 1. Bioactive gibberellins (GAs, diterpenes) are essential hormones in land plants, controlling many aspects of plant growth and developments. In flowering plants, OH (low bioactivity; such as GA1) and H GAs (high bioactivity; such as GA4) frequently coexist.

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Ent -kaurene diterpenoids are the largest group of known Isodon diterpenoids. Among them, oridonin is accumulated in the leaves, and is the most frequently studied compound because of its antitumor and antibacterial activities.

We have identified five copalyl diphosphate synthase (CPS) and six kaurene synthase-like (KSL) genes by transcriptome profiling of Isodon rubescens by: 9.

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