Sesquiterpene vs Farnesene - What's the difference?

sesquiterpene | farnesene |


As nouns the difference between sesquiterpene and farnesene

is that sesquiterpene is sesquiterpene while farnesene is (chemistry) any of six sesquiterpenes, one of which is responsible for the green colour of apples.

sesquiterpene

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any terpene formed from three isoprene units, and having fifteen carbon atoms; includes several plant pigments such as the flavones.
  • Coordinate terms

    *diterpene *hemiterpene *monoterpene *sesterterpene *triterpene *tetraterpene *polyterpene

    Hypernyms

    *terpene *hydrocarbon

    Hyponyms

    *aristolochene *artemisinin *cadalene *cadinene *caryophyllene *cubebol *diversolide *farnesol *germacrene *illudin *nootkatone *parthenolide *trichothecene *valencene *vomitoxin *zingiberene

    farnesene

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia farnesene)
  • (chemistry) Any of six sesquiterpenes, one of which is responsible for the green colour of apples.