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Terpene Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • an unsaturated hydrocarbon obtained from plants

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • an unsaturated hydrocarbon obtained from plants

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Terpene'

  • Terpene: Terpenes (/ˈtɜrpiːn/ TUR-peen) are a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants, particularly conifers, though also
  • Diterpene: Diterpene, a type of terpene, is an organic compound composed of four isoprene units and has the molecular formula C20H32. They derive from geranylgeranyl

Terpene Sample Sentences in News

  • Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Orange Terpene (CAS 5989-27-5) Industry Report 2014-2019
    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Orange Terpene Industry, 2 Read more on this news related to 'Terpene'
  • Terpene Phenolics Industry for Global and Chinese Markets Forecast to 2019 in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com
    ReportsnReports.com adds “Global and Chinese Terpene Phenolics Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report” to its store. (PRWeb January 20, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/terpene-phenolics-market/global-and-chinese-2019/prweb12456823.htm Read more on this news related to 'Terpene'
  • Citrus scent inhibits liver cancer
    As main component of essential oils, terpenes can inhibit the growth of different cancer cells. Researchers from the Ruhr-University Bochum headed by Prof Dr Hanns Hatt have analysed this process in liver cancer cells in detail. They shed light upon the molecular mechanisms that resulted in cancer cells stop growing, following the application of (-)-citronellal, a Read more on this news related to 'Terpene'

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