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Either of two volatile isomeric terpene liquids, C10H16, which are the major constituents of turpentine and are used as solvents and in making resins.


(Elements & Compounds) either of two isomeric terpenes, found in many essential oils and constituting the main part of oil of turpentine. The commonest structural isomer (α-pinene) is used in the manufacture of camphor, solvents, plastics, and insecticides. Formula: C10H16
[C20: from pine1 + -ene]


(ˈpaɪ nin)

a liquid terpene, C10H16, the principal constituent of oil of turpentine, used chiefly in the manufacture of camphor.
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Washington, March 27 ( ANI ): Researchers have engineered a bacterium to synthesize pinene, a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels, such as JP-10, in missiles and other aerospace applications.
Ada cayi yapraklarinin damitilmasi ile elde edilen ada cayi yagi; salvene, pinene, camphor, cineole, borneol, thujone, sponin, diterpene, phenolic asit, salviatanin, ursokolik asit, kafeik asit ve flavonoidleri icerir (1-3).
Potera stated that limonene reacts with ozone to form formaldehyde but failed to mention that both limonene and pinene are naturally occurring materials found in citrus fruits and pine trees, respectively (Wei and Shibamoto 2007).
But pinene is still flammable and both limonene and pinene have rather high boiling points that limit the rate at which they can be removed or evaporated from products.
Pepper oil is yellow green in color containing aromatic with typical hot smell made up of a compound of caryopylene, dipentene, alpha pinene, piperanol and linonene.
The seeds contain volatile oils including camphor and pinene.
Moreover, pinene reacts with ozone to form pinol, which combines with water to form a hydrate that has a melting point higher than the boiling point of water.
Since a large amount of pinene is exported annually in recent years, the global economy situation is very important for pinene industry.
How much does this affect China's pinene industry in recent three years?
Monoterpene hydrocarbons of pinene type ([alpha]-pinene and [beta]-pinene) are well-known chemicals with antimicrobial potentials [31].