Definitions

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  • n. Any terpene formed from six isoprene units, and having thirty carbon atoms; they are relatively rare.

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Examples

  • Black cohosh contains triterpene glycosides, isoflavones, and aromatic acids, and affects the endocrine system, producing effects similar to those of estriol, a form of estrogen.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • Part X I I l: The structure of a new triterpene from Euphorbia neriifolia L. Tetrahedron, 29, 3909 - 3914.

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  • NICHOLAS, J. (1961) Determination of sterol and triterpene content of Ocimum basilicum and Salvia officinalis at various stages of growth.

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  • BRIESKORN, C.H. and ZWEYROHN, G. (1970) The occurrence of three triterpene acids in the leaves of Rosmarinus officinalis L. Pharmazie, 25, 488 -

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  • Part I l: The isolation of taraxasterol and a new triterpene, tirucallol, from Euphorbia tirucalli.

    Chapter 5

  • Squalene is a hydrocarbon and a triterpene, and is a natural and vital part of the synthesis of cholesterol, steroid hormones, and vitamin D in the human body.

    The Guardian World News

  • Its major bioactive constituents are the triterpene saponins known as ginsenosides.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • C, Yuan X, Dou Q. P (2006) Celastrol, a triterpene extracted from the Chinese

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • The mango is one of the rare fruits to contain significant levels of lupeol, a triterpene which has the ability to interfere with the development of cancer cells.

    London Free Press

  • These saponins are together with polyphenols common in most higher plants, being a highly heterogeneous group of steroidal and triterpene glycosides

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