Nerolidol: A Sesquiterpene Alcohol with Multi-Faceted Pharmacological and Biological Activities

@inproceedings{Chan2016NerolidolAS,
  title={Nerolidol: A Sesquiterpene Alcohol with Multi-Faceted Pharmacological and Biological Activities},
  author={Weng-Keong Chan and Loh Teng-Hern Tan and Kok-Gan Chan and Learn-Han Lee and Bey-Hing Goh},
  booktitle={Molecules},
  year={2016}
}
Nerolidol (3,7,11-trimethyl-1,6,10-dodecatrien-3-ol) is a naturally occurring sesquiterpene alcohol that is present in various plants with a floral odor. It is synthesized as an intermediate in the production of (3E)-4,8-dimethy-1,3,7-nonatriene (DMNT), a herbivore-induced volatile that protects plants from herbivore damage. Chemically, nerolidol exists in two geometric isomers, a trans and a cis form. The usage of nerolidol is widespread across different industries. It has been widely used in… CONTINUE READING
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