perillyl alcohol

A substance that is being studied in the prevention of cancer. It belongs to the family of plant drugs called monoterpenes.

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  • Perillyl-alcohol dehydrogenase — In enzymology, a perillyl alcohol dehydrogenase (EC number|1.1.1.144) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:perillyl alcohol + NAD+ ightleftharpoons perillyl aldehyde + NADH + H+Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are perillyl… …   Wikipedia

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  • English lavender — A plant with aromatic leaves and flowers that is a member of the mint family. Oil from the flowers has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems, to keep insects away, and to wash in. It is also used in aromatherapy. Perillyl… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • lavender — A plant with aromatic leaves and flowers that is a member of the mint family. Oil from the flowers has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems, to keep insects away, and to wash in. It is also used in aromatherapy. Perillyl… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • true lavender — A plant with aromatic leaves and flowers that is a member of the mint family. Oil from the flowers has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems, to keep insects away, and to wash in. It is also used in aromatherapy. Perillyl… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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