Biomedical Significance of Terpenes: An Insight

@inproceedings{Kandi2015BiomedicalSO,
  title={Biomedical Significance of Terpenes: An Insight},
  author={S. Kandi and Vikram Godishala and P. Rao and K. V. Ramana},
  year={2015}
}
  • S. Kandi, Vikram Godishala, +1 author K. V. Ramana
  • Published 2015
  • Chemistry
  • Terpenes are polymers of isoprenoid units. These isoprenoid units are five carbon compounds and are favorite nature’s building blocks. In terpenes these isoprenoids are arranged in a regular head to tail fashion. The side chains of Vitamin A, E, K, squalene (unsaturated hydrocarbon found in shark, humans) are all constituents of terpenes. Terpenes emit fragrances which allow them to be used as insect repellants, aids in pollination, perfume preparation, cosmetics and also has many medicinal… CONTINUE READING
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