anethole


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anethole

(ˈænɪˌθəʊl) or

anethol

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a white water-soluble crystalline substance with a liquorice-like odour, used as a flavouring and a sensitizer in the processing of colour photographs. Formula: CH3CH:CHC6H4OCH3
2. (Photography) a white water-soluble crystalline substance with a liquorice-like odour, used as a flavouring and a sensitizer in the processing of colour photographs. Formula: CH3CH:CHC6H4OCH3
[C19: from Latin anēthum dill, anise, from Greek anēthon]
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Attraction of the lovebug, Plecia nearctica (Diptera: Bibionidae) to anethole.
2013) and Anethole (Chen and deGraffenried, 2012) have apoptotic effects in both ER-positive and ER-negative human breast cancer cell lines.
12) Polygodial's activity against Candida albicans and the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae are potentiated by combining it with the aniseed constituent anethole.
But, others minor in straw; nonanal, camphor, 2,4-dodecadienal, 4-terpineol, [beta]-fenchyl alcohol, acetoxy acetic acid, 4-pentadecyl ester, geraniol, geranyl acetate, 2-decen-1-ol, anethole, 2-dodecenal, 1-nonanal, (2E)2-hexenyl laurate, 1-hexadecanol, 13-heptadecyn-1-ol, 2-octadecanone, hexa hydrofarnesyl acetone, acetoxyacetic acid, 3pentadecyl ester, 1-tetradecanol and methyl 10-octadecenoate were the highest under Giza conditions region.
075% Cream x 56 days 49 Lung Anethole 75mg/day x 6 months 112 Cancer End point Colorectal Decreased lymphocytic GST Metastatic breast Significant reduction (57%) cancer Multiple myeloma Inhibited NF-kB, COX-2 and STAT3 Prostate cancer Decreased PSA levels Various primary Reduced nausea by chemotherapy; sites reduced use of antiemetic medications Pancreatic Reduced pain Lung Lowered progression rate
In this connection it is interesting that its analogues, anethole and eugenol, block the effects of tumor necrosis factor-[alpha], which is a well-known proinflammatory cytokine (15).
Such chemicals include hydroxychavicol, chavibetol, piperbetol, arecoline, carvacrol, caryophyllene, piperitol, eugenol, isoeugenol, allyl pyrocatechol, chavicol, safrole, anethole, betasitosterol, beta-sitosteryl palmitate, dotriacontanoic acid, tritriacontane, piperine, piperlonguminine, chavibetol acetate, estragole, piperols A and B, and pyrocatechol diacetate (Zeng et al.
verum, for example, contains a significant amount of anethole, and safrole is either absent or is found in only trace amounts in this species.
The practice of bark distillation, which produces an oil that smells strongly of aniseed and contains 80-97% methyl chavicol as well as limonene, anethole, and linalol, is threatening the survival of Ravensara anisata, the Madagascan tree from which the oil is extracted.
Lesions progressed more slowly, and fewer new lesions appeared in smokers and former smokers with bronchial dysplasia who took 25 mg of anethole dithiolethione (ADT) three times a day for 6 months, compared with patients who took a placebo, said Dr.
This may be because Anise is high in anethole, a chemical compound similar to the female hormone oestrogen which can act as a sexual stimulant for women - and some men too.