TY - CHAP A1 - Alexandra Valencia A2 - Frank L. Romero-Orejon A3 - Adriana Viñas-Ospino A4 - Dayana Barriga-Rodriguez A5 - Ana María Muñoz A6 - Fernando Ramos-Escudero ED1 - Shagufta Perveen ED2 - Areej Mohammad Al-Taweel Y1 - 2021-07-28 PY - 2021 T1 - Sacha Inchi Seed (Plukenetia volubilis L.) Oil: Terpenoids 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. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.96690 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.96690 SN - 978-1-83881-917-0 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-16 ER -