logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

Diterpenoids : Types, Functions & Research, Hardback Book

Diterpenoids : Types, Functions & Research Hardback

Edited by Brandon Jones

Description

Diterpenoids are chemical compounds containing 20 carbon atoms and belong to the terpenoid class.

They derive from geranylgeraniol, a C20 precursor, have a C20H32 basic structure, and are composed of four isoprene units.

These features make diterpenoids different from simple terpenes, which possess only 10 carbon atoms.

A diterpenoid molecule may also include alcohol, phenol, aldehyde, cheton, or acidic functional groups.

These compounds are highly lipophilic, odorless, and may possess strong flavours.

They are found mainly in fungi and in resins of higher-order plants, as typical products of plant metabolism.

This book examines the types, functions and provides new research on diterpenoids.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 150 pages
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Organic chemistry
  • ISBN: 9781536106718

£90.99

£68.35

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops