Terpene

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Terpene Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an unsaturated hydrocarbon obtained from plants

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  • an unsaturated hydrocarbon obtained from plants

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Terpene'


  • Terpene: Terpenes (/ˈtɜːrpiːn/) are a large and diverse class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants, particularly conifers, though also by some
  • Terpene synthase N terminal domain: biology, this protein domain belongs to the terpene synthase family (TPS). Its role is to synthesize terpenes which are part of primary metabolism, such
  • Terpene synthase C terminal domain: biology, this protein domain belongs to the terpene synthase family (TPS). Its role is to synthesize terpenes which are part of primary metabolism, such
  • Diterpene: Diterpenes are a class of chemical compounds composed of two terpene units with the molecular formula C20H32; they may also be thought of as consisting

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