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Insect-Plant Biology: From physiology to evolution by L. M. Schoonhoven, T. Jermy, J. J. A. van Loon (auth.)

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Most of the curare alkaloids also fall into this group, including tubocurarine (70). Many of the alkaloids particularly characteristic of the Solanaceae belong to the tropane alkaloids. 2 Major classes of plant terpenoids Terpenoid category and general formula Plant product Principal types Hemiterpenoids (CsHs) Monoterpenoids (C llH'6) Sesquiterpenoids (C,sH24 ) Diterpenoids (C 2oH32 ) Triterpenoids (C30H4S) Essential oils Essential oils Essential oils, resins Resins, bitter extracts Resins, latex, corks, cutins Tetraterpenoids (C 4oH64) Polyterpenoids [(CsHs)nl Pigments Latex Tuliposides Iridoids Sesquiterpene lactones Clerodanes, tiglianes, gibberellins Sterols, cardiac glycosides (cardenolides), phytoecdysteroids, cucurbitacins, saponins Carotenes, xanthophylls Rubber, balata, gutta as examples.

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