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Terpenol     2-(4-methyl-1-cyclohex-3- enyl)propan-2-ol

Synonyms: Terpineol, TERPINEOLS, CARVOMENTHENOL, DL a-terpineol, Terpineol 350, ...
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Disease relevance of Terpenol

  • The Tdx gene, previously cloned from the plasmid-encoded terp operon, that carries genes encoding for proteins involved in terpineol catabolism, has been subcloned and expressed as the holoprotein in E. coli [1].
  • Terpineol, a volatile terpenoid alcohol of low toxicity, is widely used in the perfumery industry [2].

High impact information on Terpenol


Biological context of Terpenol


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  5. The influence of flotation agent concentration on the wettability and flotability of polystyrene. Basarová, P., Bartovská, L., Korínek, K., Horn, D. Journal of colloid and interface science. (2005) [Pubmed]
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  7. Efficacy and irritancy of enhancers on the in-vitro and in-vivo percutaneous absorption of curcumin. Fang, J.Y., Hung, C.F., Chiu, H.C., Wang, J.J., Chan, T.F. J. Pharm. Pharmacol. (2003) [Pubmed]
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