TY - CHAP A1 - Bechir Baccouri A2 - Imene Rajhi ED1 - Shagufta Perveen ED2 - Areej Mohammad Al-Taweel Y1 - 2021-07-28 PY - 2021 T1 - Terpene Compounds of New Tunisian Extra-Virgin Olive Oil: Effect of Ripening Stage N2 - Terpenes belong to the diverse class of chemical constituents isolated from materials found in nature. They play a very important role in human health and have significant biological activities, including anticancer, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects. This book provides an overview and highlights recent research in the phytochemical and biological understanding of terpenes and terpenoids, examining the most essential functions of these kinds of secondary metabolites. BT - Terpenes and Terpenoids SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.96254 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.96254 SN - 978-1-83881-917-0 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-26 ER -