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  • noun Plural form of terpene.

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  • Molecules called terpenes are partially responsible for dry medicinal effects in patchouli that turn noses off.

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  • Molecules called terpenes are partially responsible for dry medicinal effects in patchouli that turn noses off.

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  • The fog is generated by volatile oils (called terpenes) generated by the many hardwoods and few evergreen species in the Mountains.

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  • It also has a full complement of minerals and amino acids that can aid in the absorption of vitamin C. Alpha-pinene and d-limonene -- compounds known as terpenes -- predominate as the volatile compounds in this fruit.

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  • It also has a full complement of minerals and amino acids that can aid in the absorption of vitamin C. Alpha-pinene and d-limonene -- compounds known as terpenes -- predominate as the volatile compounds in this fruit.

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • Rosemary, juniper, and pine trees are among certain plants that emit chemical compounds known as terpenes, thought to help deter insect predators, or protect the plant from other stresses like high temperatures.

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  • Grass versus Grain In general, grass or forage feeding results in stronger-tasting meat than grain or concentrate feeding, thanks to the plants’ high content of various odorous substances, reactive polyun-saturated fatty acids, and chlorophyll, which rumen microbes convert into chemicals called terpenes, relatives of the aroma compounds in many herbs and spices p.

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  • Grass versus Grain In general, grass or forage feeding results in stronger-tasting meat than grain or concentrate feeding, thanks to the plants’ high content of various odorous substances, reactive polyun-saturated fatty acids, and chlorophyll, which rumen microbes convert into chemicals called terpenes, relatives of the aroma compounds in many herbs and spices p.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Meanwhile, inside where windows block most UV light, ozone reacts with other molecules such as terpenes in air fresheners or cleaning products to produce the radical.

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  • For example, some BVOCs such as terpenes, methyl jasmonate or methyl salicylate act as airborne signals between plants, warning them of an attack by herbivores.

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