• Ved Prakash College of Engineering & Technology, IILM Academy of Higher Learning




Terpenoids accounts for the major class of secondary metabolites produced by plants. It shows defense activity against environmental stress and help
to heal injuries. Medicinal plants are rich in monoterpenoids, diterpenoids, sesquiterpenes, triterpenes, tetraterpenes, and ceramide. A number of
therapeutic applications such as antibacterial, antimicrobial, antitumor, anti-inflammatory activity have been identified. Terpenoids are compounds
similar to terpenes derived from 5-carbon monomer isoprene units. The review puts and detail insight on different class of compounds isolated from
natural source from 2000 to 2016 showing anti-inflammatory potential of pharmacologically interesting agent and their mechanism of action.
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory, Mechanism of action, Natural source, Plant, Terpenoid, Bioactive compound.


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How to Cite

Prakash, V. “TERPENOIDS AS SOURCE OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY COMPOUNDS”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 10, no. 3, Mar. 2017, pp. 68-76, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i3.16435.



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