hemiterpene


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hemiterpene

(ˌhɛmɪˈtɜːpiːn)
n
(Chemistry) any of a class of simple unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene, having the formula C5H8
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The common terpenes starting from the simplest one is hemiterpene ([C.sub.5]), followed by monoterpene ([C.sub.10]), sesquiterpene ([C.sub.15]), diterpene ([C.sub.20]), sesterterpene ([C.sub.25]), triterpene ([C.sub.30]), and tetraterpene ([C.sub.40]) [29, 30].
Li et al., "Hemiterpene glucosides with anti-platelet aggregation activities from Ilex pubescens," Journal of Natural Products, vol.
The curve for hyperforin/HP-[beta]-CD showed an inflexion point at a ratio of 1 : 4, suggesting that the inclusion complex formed HP-[beta]-CD tetracapped hyperforin at hemiterpene terminal moieties (Figure 1(b)).