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Studies on the pathway for the biosynthesis of menthol isomers in peppermint (Mentha piperita)
K. V. Venkatachalam
Written in English
|Statement||by K. V. Venkatachalam.|
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The biosynthesis pathway of menthol has been extensively studied in peppermint and spearmint   . In this study, 9 orthologous genes were identified in. Menthol isomers are high-value monoterpenoid commodity chemicals, produced naturally by mint plants, Mentha spp.
Alternative clean biosynthetic routes to. and interesting substances such as menthone and menthol from peppermint oil, 1,s-cineole from eucalyptus, and ascaridole, which is a naturally occurring peroxide from chenopodium oil: menthone menthol 1,8-cineole ascaridole Camphor is a particularly well-known bicyclic terpene ketone, which has usesFile Size: 1MB.
Abstract. Previous studies have shown that the monoterpene ketone l-(G-/sup 3/H)-menthone is reduced to the epimeric alcohols l-menthol and d-neomenthol in leaf discs of flowering peppermint (Mentha piperita L.), and that a portion of the menthol is converted to menthyl acetate while the bulk of the neomenthol is transformed to neomenthylbetaD-glucoside.
It is the essential oil the U.S. Navy used to test gas masks and if anything can penetrate a mucus-blocked sinus, peppermint will. There are several studies on menthol (one of the main active components in peppermint) and “upper airway congestion” (Pereira et alMillqvist et al ; Smith & Boden ).
(−)-Menthol greatly predominates among the menthol isomers (often exceeding 50% of the essential oil) and is primarily responsible for the characteristic flavor and cooling sensation of peppermint. Although the pathway for the biosynthesis of peppermint monoterpenes is now well defined, the regulation of monoterpene metabolism in this species.
Monoterpene biosynthesis in peppermint occurs in the highly specialized secretory cells of epidermal oil glands (McCaskill et al., ), and recent evidence suggests this metabolic process is divided into two temporally distinct periods of transcriptional and translational initial process is characterized by the de novo biosynthesis of the p-menthane Cited by: Peppermint (Mentha piperita L.), is a medicinal plant that have received more attention from both food and pharmaceutical industries because of its health benefits for humanthe chemical structure of peppermint compounds evaluated using theoretical studies.
Indeed, the health benefits of peppermint were reviewed. The peppermint (Mentha × piperita) (−)-menthol pathway is currently the best characterized system for understanding monoterpene biosynthesis in GTs, an elaborate multi-step pathway spanning at least three subcellular compartments (reviewed in.
Menthol appears to be peppermint’s active pharmacological ingredient (Sidell et al ). Neonatal toxicity: Menthol has caused neonatal jaundice in babies with a deficiency of the enzyme glucosephosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).
Usually, menthol is detoxified by a metabolic pathway involving G6PD. Monoterpene biosynthesis in glandular trichomes. p-Menthane monoterpenes are common, functionalized volatile constituents of glandular trichomes (Lange, ).The relevant biosynthetic pathways were first elucidated in members of the Lamiaceae.
The first committed step in the genus Mentha is the cyclization of geranyl diphosphate to (–)-limonene, which is Cited by: 4. Medicinal Plant Biotechnology-Teaching Book.
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Abstract. The monoterpenes are the C 10 representatives of the terpenoid family of natural products and they diverge from higher isoprenoid biosynthesis at the level of geranyl pyrophosphate. The vast majority of the several hundred naturally occuring monoterpenes are cyclic, primarily cyclo-hexanoid, and they represent a relatively small number of skeletal Cited by: 6.
The peppermint leaves have not only a peculiar, sweet, and strong odor, but also a redolent, warm, and spicy taste, with a cooling aftertaste. The supremacy of the essential oils of Mentha × piperita is due to the presence of menthone, isomenthone, and different isomers of menthol. Nowadays, extensive usage of peppermint oil in flavoring Author: Milad Haydari, Viviana Maresca, Daniela Rigano, Alireza Taleei, Ali Akbar Shahnejat-Bushehri, Javad.
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