Definition of Borneol. Meaning of Borneol. Synonyms of Borneol

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Definition of Borneol

Borneol
Borneol Bor"ne*ol, n. [Borneo + -ol.] (Chem.) A rare variety of camphor, C10H17.OH, resembling ordinary camphor, from which it can be produced by reduction. It is said to occur in the camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra (Dryobalanops camphora), but the natural borneol is rarely found in European or American commerce, being in great request by the Chinese. Called also Borneo camphor, Malay camphor, and camphol.
borneol
Camphor Cam"phor, n. [OE. camfere, F. camphre (cf. It. camfara, Sp. camfara, alcanfor, LL. camfora, camphara, NGr. ?), fr. Ar. k[=a]f[=u]r, prob. fr. Skr. karp[=u]ra.] 1. A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained from different species of the Laurus family, esp. from Cinnamomum camphara (the Laurus camphara of Linn[ae]us.). Camphor, C10H16O, is volatile and fragrant, and is used in medicine as a diaphoretic, a stimulant, or sedative. 2. A gum resembling ordinary camphor, obtained from a tree (Dryobalanops camphora) growing in Sumatra and Borneo; -- called also Malay camphor, camphor of Borneo, or borneol. See Borneol. Note: The name camphor is also applied to a number of bodies of similar appearance and properties, as cedar camphor, obtained from the red or pencil cedar (Juniperus Virginiana), and peppermint camphor, or menthol, obtained from the oil of peppermint. Camphor oil (Chem.), name variously given to certain oil-like products, obtained especially from the camphor tree. Camphor tree, a large evergreen tree (Cinnamomum Camphora) with lax, smooth branches and shining triple-nerved lanceolate leaves, probably native in China, but now cultivated in most warm countries. Camphor is collected by a process of steaming the chips of the wood and subliming the product.

Meaning of Borneol from wikipedia

- chiral, borneol exists as two enantiomers. Both (+)-borneol (older name d-borneol) and (−)-borneol (l-borneol) are found in nature. Borneol is easily...
- In enzymology, a (−)-borneol dehydrogenase (EC 1.1.1.227) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction (−)-borneol + NAD+ ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons...
- enzymology, a (+)-borneol dehydrogenase (EC 1.1.1.198) is an enzyme that increases the rate of, or catalyzes, the chemical reaction (+)-borneol + NAD+ ⇌ {\displaystyle...
- 379–380. Les analogies avec le bornéol me permettent de proposer pour ce corps le nom de menthol,… [Analogies with borneol allow me to propose the name...
- The molecular formula C10H18O (molar m**** : 154.25 g/mol) may refer to: Borneol Citronellal Eucalyptol 2-Decenal Fenchol Geraniol Grandisol Lavandulol...
- 3-carene, β-myrcene, limonene, hinokitiol, δ-cadinene, α- and δ-cadinols, borneol. Hardwood is rich in phenolic compounds, such as stilbenes, lignans, norlignans...
- brown as it ages). It has many chemical components, some of which are borneol, camphor, and pinene. Oregano (Origanum vulgare), sometimes listed with...
- chemotypes, which are camphor, linalool, 1,8-cineole, nerolidol, safrole, and borneol. In China, field workers avoid mixing chemotypes when harvesting by their...
- be harvested and distilled with it. The essential oil contains cineole, borneol, and thujone. Sage leaf contains tannic acid, oleic acid, ursolic acid...
- (20 to 50%), α-terpenylacetate (30%), sabinene, limonene (2 to 14%), and borneol.[citation needed] In the seeds of round cardamom from Java (A. ke****ga)...