Gossypolhemiquinone, a dimeric sesquiterpenoid identified in cotton (Gossypium).


The report that the cotton leaf perforator, Bucculatrix thurberiella, is one of the few insect herbivores to attack Gossypium thurberi prompted an investigation of the terpenoids present in the leaves of this wild species of cotton. Members of Gossypium produce subepidermal pigment glands in their leaves that contain the dimeric sesquiterpenoid gossypol as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2015.12.009

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