Antioxidant, pro-oxidant and other biological activities of sesquiterpenes.


Sesquiterpenes, 15-carbon compounds formed from 3 isoprenoid units, are secondary metabolites produced mainly in higher plants but also in fungi and invertebrates. Sesquiterpenes occur in human food, but they are principally taken as components of many folk medicines and dietary supplements. Moreover, sesquiterpenes could become a rich reservoir of… (More)


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@article{Brtkov2014AntioxidantPA, title={Antioxidant, pro-oxidant and other biological activities of sesquiterpenes.}, author={Hana B{\'a}rt{\'i}kov{\'a} and Veronika Hanu{\vs}ov{\'a} and Lenka Sk{\'a}lov{\'a} and Martin Ambro{\vz} and Iva Bou{\vs}ov{\'a}}, journal={Current topics in medicinal chemistry}, year={2014}, volume={14 22}, pages={2478-94} }