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  • n. Any of a class of phytochemicals, found in citrus fruit and certain other plants, believed to have various therapeutic effects.


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  • The residue left after the hexane extraction still contains the main active limonoid ingredients, and subsequent extractions with water or alcohol produce them in large amounts, clean and uncontaminated by oil.

    4 What's in a Neem

  • Azadirachtin, salannin, and nimbin all have the same basic limonoid structure.

    4 What's in a Neem

  • German researchers have isolated and characterized a new limonoid from its seed kernels.

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  • ยท Examining the enzymology and gene expression of limonoid production;

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  • Certain limonoid fractions extracted from neem kernels are proving active against root-knot nematodes, the type most devastating to plants.

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