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terpene +     
carbenoxolone 
lycopene 
squalene  
A triterpene, that is a terpine containing six isoprene units, consisting of 2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosane having six double bonds at the 2-, 6-, 10-, 14-, 18- and 22-positions with (all-E)-configuration. Squalene is the biochemical precursor to steroids.

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: Spinacene ;   Supraene
Xrefs: CHEBI:15440 ;   MeSH:D013185
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squalene "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia"

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