Research

Terpenes

Why do plants produce so many terpenoid compounds?

Published: September 8, 2016 Abstract: All plants synthesize a suite of several hundred terpenoid compounds with roles that include phytohormones, protein modification reagents, anti-oxidants, and more. Different plant lineages also synthesize hundreds of distinct...

Extraction and Analysis of Terpenes/Terpenoids

Published: June 10, 2016 Abstract: Terpenes/terpenoids constitute one of the largest classes of natural products, this is due to the incredible chemical diversity that can arise from the biochemical transformations of the relatively simple prenyl diphosphate...