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an unsaturated hydrocarbon obtained from plants

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Whereas untreated HL-60 cells exhibit a typically nonadherent, fairly round morphology, cells exposed to this abietane diterpene display condensation and fragmentation of chromatin which is detectable after only 4 h of treatment.
Coffee components called diterpenes may pitch in against cancer as well.
Cafestol and kahweol, two coffee specific diterpenes with anticarcinogenic activity.
Paclitaxel (PCL), a diterpene amide derived from Pacific yew tree, the most important anticancer agent for the past 18 years.
Salvinorin A is a neoclerodane diterpene and is the active component in plant, Salvia divinorum.
Most memorable among Wiesner's many total systheses were those of diterpene alkaloids which were performed in a series of "generations" of increasing efficiency.
The diterpenes, cafestol and kahweol are the substances in coffee responsible (8) and boiled, Turkish/Greek and cafetiere coffee contain the highest levels of diterpene.
Research in the past decade has identified potentially therapeutic effects for the diterpene andrographolides in A.
de Roos B, Gaslake MJ, Stalenhoef AF, et al: The coffee diterpene cafestol increases plasma triacyiglycerol by increasing the production rate of large VLDL apolipoprotein B in healthy normolipidemic subjects.
Stevioside, a natural sweetener and a diterpene glycoside extracted from Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) has been used as an anti-hyperglycemic agent for the treatment of diabetes for decades.
FB3 is a proprietary, international patent-pending blend of Coleus forskohlii, Salacia reticulata and Sesamum indicum--standardized, respectively, for diterpene forskolin, kotanol and salacinol, and sesamin.
Anti-angiogenic and anti-inflammatory properties of kahweol, a coffee diterpene.