, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 393-412

The chemistry of caryophyllene and related compounds

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A review is given of the literature over the period from the middle of the 1950s to the beginning of the 1980s on the distribution in nature, the biological activity, the conformation, and the chemical transformations of sesquiterpenes of the caryophyllene type.

Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh soedinenii, No. 4, pp. 475–499, July–August, 1987.