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Renan G Brito et al.
Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology, 112(4), 215-221 (2012-10-06)
Citronellol (CT) is a monoterpenoid alcohol present in the essential oil of many medicinal plants, such as Cymbopogon citratus. We evaluated the antinociceptive effects of CT on orofacial nociception in mice and investigated the central pathway involved in the effect.
K. Mori et al.
Liebigs Ann. Chem., 717-717 (1988)
Federica Pellati et al.
Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 27(5), 591-602 (2013-02-16)
The essential oil of Rosa damascena Mill. is known for its fine perfumery application, use in cosmetic preparations and for several pharmacological activities. Due to its high value, it can be easily adulterated with flavors or cheaper oils. This study
Paola Gonzalez-Audino et al.
Archives of dermatological research, 303(5), 361-366 (2010-12-22)
The use of botanical compounds such as essential oils has recently become the subject of great interest as a natural means of pest control because of their ovicidal, larvicidal, or adulticidal activity against various insect species including head lice. We
Karin Förster-Fromme et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 87(3), 859-869 (2010-05-22)
Terpenes are a huge group of natural compounds characterised by their predominantly pleasant smell. They are built up by isoprene units in cyclic or acyclic form and can be functionalised by carbonyl, hydroxyl or carboxyl groups and by presence of
Ram Swaroop Verma et al.
Natural product research, 25(17), 1577-1584 (2011-06-30)
Rosa damascena Mill. is an important aromatic plant for commercial production of rose oil, water, concrete and absolute. The rose water and rose oil produced under the mountainous conditions of Uttarakhand were investigated for their chemical composition. The major components
Swaroop S Kulkarni et al.
Natural product communications, 7(9), 1223-1224 (2012-10-19)
Rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.), which is highly valued for its essential oil, is exclusively propagated vegetatively. Hence no genetic improvement work is possible through conventional breeding. Somaclonal variation was generated with and without in vitro mutagenesis using N-nitroso-N-methyl urea (NMU)
Johanna Rudbäck et al.
Contact dermatitis, 70(6), 329-339 (2014-03-29)
Citronellol is a frequently used fragrance compound in consumer products. It is present in fragrance mix II, which is used for screening of contact allergy to fragrances. Because of its chemical structure, citronellol could be susceptible to autoxidation. To compare
Herbert Michlmayr et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 77(18), 6524-6530 (2011-07-26)
α-L-Rhamnosidases play an important role in the hydrolysis of glycosylated aroma compounds (especially terpenes) from wine. Although several authors have demonstrated the enological importance of fungal rhamnosidases, the information on bacterial enzymes in this context is still limited. In order
Fillipe de Oliveira Pereira et al.
Pharmaceutical biology, 53(2), 228-234 (2014-11-22)
Trichophyton rubrum is the most common fungus causing chronic dermatophytosis in humans. Antifungal activity of promising agents is of great interest. Geraniol and citronellol are monoterpenes with antimicrobial properties. This study aimed to investigate the inhibitory effects and possible mechanism
Joana F A Bastos et al.
Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology, 106(4), 331-337 (2009-12-17)
Citronellol is an essential oil constituent from the medicinal plants Cymbopogon citratus, Cymbopogon winterianus and Lippia alba which are thought to possess antihypertensive properties. Citronellol-induced cardiovascular effects were evaluated in this study. In rats, citronellol (1-20 mg/kg, i.v.) induced hypotension
Anis Ben Hsouna et al.
Lipids in health and disease, 11, 167-167 (2012-12-12)
Pelargonium graveolens (P. graveolens) L. is an aromatic and medicinal plant belonging to the geraniacea family. The chemical compositions of the essential oil as well as the in vitro antimicrobial activities were investigated. The GC-MS analysis of the essential oil
Sang Yoon Choi
Journal of cosmetic science, 63(6), 351-358 (2013-01-05)
The effects of geranic acid and its structurally related derivatives (geraniol, citronellic acid, and citronellol) on cell viability and melanin biosynthesis in Melan-a cells were evaluated in this study. Among them, geranic acid evidenced the strongest inhibitory activity on melanin
Oriane Tascone et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406(30), 8041-8048 (2014-10-27)
Damascena and centifolia roses are cultivated worldwide for their petal extracts that contain key odorant ingredients of perfumes. The analytical identification and quantification of pesticides in rose petals have never been described in the literature. Here, we report on a
M Spiller et al.
TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik, 120(7), 1461-1471 (2010-01-20)
The scent of flowers is a very important trait in ornamental roses in terms of both quantity and quality. In cut roses, scented varieties are a rare exception. Although metabolic profiling has identified more than 500 scent volatiles from rose
Hyland Cronin et al.
Journal of cosmetic dermatology, 9(3), 218-225 (2010-10-05)
New developments in the realm of skin rejuvenation such as phytotherapy are at an astounding increasing pace in the cosmeceutical market. Yet, many of these products that are classified as cosmeceuticals are tested less vigorously and do not have to
Damien Steyer et al.
BMC genomics, 13, 573-573 (2012-11-01)
Wine aroma results from the combination of numerous volatile compounds, some produced by yeast and others produced in the grapes and further metabolized by yeast. However, little is known about the consequences of the genetic variation of yeast on the
Sarah Gilpin et al.
Dermatitis : contact, atopic, occupational, drug, 21(1), 41-48 (2010-02-09)
Geraniol and citronellol are commonly used fragrance components in consumer products. Both are listed as alleged fragrance allergens that should be declared in the European Union when used in cosmetics and consumer products. Such allergenic potential is determined largely by
A Gallardo et al.
Journal of medical entomology, 49(2), 332-335 (2012-04-13)
The major components of geranium (Geranium maculatum L.) oil and their mixtures were tested against female Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae). Chemical analysis by gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry revealed four major constituents: citronellol (38%), geraniol (16%)
Shalinder Kaur et al.
Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences, 66(5-6), 260-266 (2011-08-05)
Citronellol, an oxygenated monoterpene, is found naturally in the essential oils of several aromatic plants and has been reported to exhibit growth inhibitory and pesticidal activities. However, its mechanism of action is largely unexplored. We investigated the effect of citronellol
Gajanan B Zore et al.
Mycoses, 54(4), e99-109 (2010-03-27)
Fluconazole (FLC) susceptibility of isolates of Candida spp., (n = 42) and efficacy as well as mechanism of anti-Candida activity of three constituents of geranium oil is evaluated in this study. No fluconazole resistance was observed among the clinical isolates
Kishor P Dhake et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 156(1), 46-51 (2011-09-03)
In present work, Rhizopus oryzae lipase immobilized on a film prepared using blend of hydroxylpropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC) and polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) was investigated for synthesis of citronellol esters with supercritical carbon dioxide (Sc-CO(2)) as a reaction medium. The transesterification
Study of anticonvulsant effect of citronellol, a monoterpene alcohol, in rodents.
de Sousa DP, et al.
Neuroscience Letters, 401(3), 231-235 (2006)
Aimi Aishah Arifin et al.
Bioresource technology, 102(19), 9318-9320 (2011-08-13)
The present work aims to address the gas-phase biotransformation of geraniol into citronellol using growing cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (baker's yeast) in a continuous-closed-gas-loop bioreactor (CCGLB). This study revealed that the gaseous geraniol had a severe effect on the production
Yu-Wen Su et al.
Planta medica, 76(15), 1666-1671 (2010-05-28)
Geranium oil has been used traditionally for diarrhea, dermatitis, and intestinal inflammation in East Asia. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of geranium oil's characteristic components, citronellol and geraniol, on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced nitric oxide (NO) and
Damien Steyer et al.
Food microbiology, 33(2), 228-234 (2012-12-04)
Geraniol produced by grape is the main precursor of terpenols which play a key role in the floral aroma of white wines. We investigated the fate of geraniol during wine fermentation by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The volatile compounds produced during fermentation
Yoshikazu Kitano et al.
Biofouling, 27(2), 201-205 (2011-02-01)
Twenty novel simple alkyl isocyanides derived from citronellol were synthesized and evaluated for their antifouling activity and toxicity against cypris larvae of the barnacle, Balanus amphitrite. The anti-barnacle activity of the synthesized isocyanides was in the EC(50) range of 0.08-1.49
Mohamed Nadjib Boukhatem et al.
The Libyan journal of medicine, 8, 22520-22520 (2013-10-10)
Since the available anti-inflammatory drugs exert an extensive variety of side effects, the search for new anti-inflammatory agents has been a priority of pharmaceutical industries. The aim of the present study was to assess the anti-inflammatory activities of the essential
Renan G Brito et al.
Journal of natural medicines, 66(4), 637-644 (2012-02-22)
We describe the antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties of citronellol (CT) in rodents. CT, a monoterpene alcohol, is a naturally occurring monoterpene compound prevalent in essential oils of various aromatic plant species, such as Cymbopogon citratus. In mice, when evaluated against
Wantida Chaiyana et al.
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 19(8-9), 836-839 (2012-04-19)
Inhibition of cholinesterase has attracted much attention recently because of its potential for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. In this work, the anticholinesterase activities of plant oils were investigated using Ellman's colorimetric method. The results indicate that essential oils obtained
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