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  • n. A very large class of naturally occurring and synthetic organic compounds formally derived from the hydrocarbon isoprene; they include many volatile compounds used in perfume and food flavours, turpentine, the steroids, the carotene pigments and rubber.

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  • Camptotheca acuminata is a major natural source of the terpenoid indole alkaloid camptothecin (CPT).

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  • P. macrostachya seeds emit many phenolic and terpenoid volatiles, and the component geranyl linalool is shared among at least eight AG seed species

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  • I'm trying to do my Chemistry homework and I need to know what the terpenoid molecule atisane looks like.

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  • Contributions of tyloses and terpenoid aldehyde phytoalexins to Verticillium wilt resistance in cotton

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  • (terpenoid) and fluoride can influence the expression of specific genes of S. mutans within biofilms and their structural organization using real-time PCR and confocal fluorescence microscopy.

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