Terpene

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Terpene Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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/) are a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants, particularly conifers, though also by some insects
  • 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 Hydrogenated Terpene Polymer (CAS 106168-39-2) Industry 2014-2019
    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Hydrogenated Terpene Polymer (CAS 106168-3 Read more on this news related to 'Terpene'
  • Research and Markets: Global and Chinese Terpene Polymer (CAS 31393-98-3) Market Report 2014-2019
    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Terpene Polymer Industry, Read more on this news related to 'Terpene'
  • Malaria-infected cells produce odors attractive to mosquitoes
    ( American Society for Microbiology ) The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum produces chemical compounds called terpenes that give off odors that attract mosquitoes, according to new research. The study, published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, might explain why the insects are more likely to bite hu Read more on this news related to 'Terpene'

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