Definition of sesquiterpene in English:
A terpene with the formula C15H24, or a simple derivative of such a compound.
- We also found four sesquiterpenes, a diterpene, and several unidentified compounds.
- The main active constituents are two sesquiterpenes, petasin and isopetasin.
- Methyl farnesoate is a sesquiterpene that is related to the insect juvenile hormone.
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