phytol


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phy·tol

 (fī′tôl′, -tŏl′)
n.
A liquid alcohol, C20H40O, used in the synthesis of vitamins E and K.

phytol

(ˈfaɪtɒl)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a chemical alcohol that comes from plants and which is used to make or synthesize some vitamins
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The tested extract was also found to contain the terpene compounds farnesyl-[beta]-D-mannofuranoside, phytol and lavandulol having antimicrobial (Gunasekaran et al.
In this last species, a high content of phytol, 22,23-dihydrostigmasterol, campesterol and some fatty acids ethyl esthers, were identified as the most abundant compounds (Table 4).
Thus, although we did not perform the direct analysis of chlorophyll content, changes in its amount are not excluded since gibberellin and phytol compounds can be originated from the same precursor (Fletcher et al.
The volatile oil of green leaves consisted mainly of hexadecanoic acid followed by phytol, tetradecanoic acid, and [alpha]-bisabololoxide B.
Among them, the most prevailing major compounds were phytol, a diterpene (peak area: 38.
Why are Atmospheric Oxides of Nitrogen Usually Phytotoxic and not Alternative Fertilizer', New Phytol.
It is comprised of a family of hydrocarbon compounds characterised by a chromanol ring with a phytol side chain referred to as tocopherols and tocotrienols.
For an instant pick-me-up use half the drops of each oil, using one of rose phytol and two of rose absolute, add them to a tissue and inhale deeply several times.