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Unformatted text preview: Taxol, an extract from yew, is used to treat ovarian cancer, and digitalin is a cardiac medicine. Two plant hormones are also terpenes, as are two important electron transfer molecules. Economically, rubber is an important terpene. Terpenes are lipid soluble and hydrophobic. ±-carotene...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10