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Sesquiterpenes

sesquiterpenes

compounds formed from three isoprene units; may be acyclic, mono-, di-, or tricyclic; synthesised from farnesylpyrophosphate (e.g., trichothecin, nicin).


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The Fiber Disease

... olfactometer. The blends breaking through were tested for chemical composition and attractiveness to the wasps. Carbotrap-C adsorbed most of the sesquiterpenes, but the breakthrough blend remained attractive to naive C. marginiventris females. Silica adsorbed only some of the more polar VOCs, ...

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