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Skualen: Biyolojik Etkileri ve Uygulama Alanları: Geleneksel Derleme
Squalene: Biological Effects and Applications: Traditional Review
Ahsen Sevde ÇINARa,b, Özge YILMAZb, Alev ÖNDERb
aLokman Hekim Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi, Farmakognozi/Farmasötik Botanik ABD, Ankara, TÜRKİYE
bAnkara Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi, Farmakognozi ABD, Ankara, TÜRKİYE
J Tradit Complem Med. 2021;4(3):415-25
doi: 10.5336/jtracom.2021-84639
Article Language: TR
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Doğal kaynaklardan elde edilen ham maddeler; fitokimyasal yapıları ve biyolojik aktiviteleri ile her zaman ilgi çekici olmuştur. Bu ham maddeler, hem hayvanlardan hem de bitkilerden elde edilmekte olup, farklı yapı ve özellikte olmaktadır. Triterpenler de doğada bulunan önemli bir grup sekonder bileşiklerdir. Triterpen yapısında olan 'skualen'; insanlar, hayvanlar ve bitkiler tarafından sentezlenebilen biyosentetik bir ara üründür. Skualen, yapısal olarak 6 izoprenmolekülünden oluşan ve 6 çifte bağı bulunan, 30 karbonlu doymamış bir hidrokarbon, izoprenoit yapısına sahip, triterpenler sınıfında yer alan lipfilik bir biyomolekül, kokusuz, renksiz sıvı bir yağ olarak tanımlanmaktadır. Bu bileşik, ilk defa, Squalidae familyasına ait bir köpek balığının karaciğer yağından izole edildiği için, familyasına atfen 'Skualen' ismini almıştır. Daha sonraları pek çok bitkide de bulunduğu tespit edilmiştir. Hem doğal hem de sentetik yöntemlerle üretilen bu metabolit, sahip olduğu önemli etkiler sebebiyle özellikle kozmetik, ilaç ve diğer farmasötik alanlarda oldukça yaygın kullanılmaktadır. Skualen, emilim ve dağılım veriminin yüksek olması, farklı yollarla uygulandığı zaman vücut tarafından iyi tolere edilebilmesi, toksisite profilinin güvenilir olması sebebiyle farklı alanlarda ve birden fazla uygulama yöntemine sahiptir. Özellikle terapötik uygulamalarda farklı şekillerde kullanımı bulunan bu bileşiğin, tarihçesi, elde edildiği kaynakları, etkileri ve kullanım alanları, bu derleme ile birlikte değerlendirilmiş olup; detaylı literatür incelemesinin ardından kapsamlı bir şekilde sunulmuştur. Bu bilgiler ışığında, skualen hakkında genel bilgilerin yanı sıra kozmetik ve farmasötik alanda kullanımına ve üretimine yönelik tüm bilgiler, bu derlemede sunulacak ve böylece bu konuya dair yeni bir pencere açılacaktır.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Skualen; triterpen; antioksidan; antikanser; adjuvan
ABSTRACT
Raw materials obtained from natural resources have always been fascinating with their phytochemical structures and biological activities. These raw materials are obtained from animals and plants and have different forms and properties. Triterpenes are an important group of secondary compounds found in nature. Squalene, a triterpene structure, is a biosynthetic intermediate that humans, animals, and plants can synthesize. Squalene is defined as a 30-carbon unsaturated hydrocarbon with six double bonds, structurally composed of 6 isoprene molecules and a lipophilic biomolecule with an isoprenoid structure. It is an odorless, colorless liquid oil. Because this compound was first isolated from the shark's liver oil belonging to the Squalidae family, it was named "Squalene" as a reference to its family. The squalene, produced by both natural and synthetic methods, is widely used in cosmetics, medicine, and other pharmaceutical fields due to its important effects. Squalene has more than one application method in different areas due to its high absorption and distribution efficiency, well tolerated by the body when applied in different ways, and its reliable toxicity profile. In this review, this compound's history, sources, effects, and usages, especially in therapeutic applications, have been evaluated and debated comprehensively after a detailed literature screening. In light of this information and general information about squalene, all data about its use and production in cosmetics and pharmaceutical fields will be presented in this review, thus opening a new window on this subject.

Keywords: Squalene; triterpene; antioxidant; anticancer; adjuvant
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4.4. "USER"s cannot act against "Turkiye Klinikleri", other "USER"s and third parties by using the "SITE". "Turkiye Klinikleri" has no direct and/or indirect responsibility for any damage a third party suffered or will suffer regarding "USER"s actions on the "SITE" against the rules of the hereby "Terms of Use" and the law.

4.5. "USER"s accept and undertake that the information and context they provided to the "SITE" are accurate and legal. "Turkiye Klinikleri" is not liable and responsible for promising and guaranteeing the verification of the information and context transmitted to "Turkiye Klinikleri" by the "USER"s, or uploaded, changed and provided through the "SITE" by them and whether these information are safe, accurate and legal.

4.6. "USER"s agree and undertake that they will not perform any action leading to unfair competition, weakening the personal and commercial credit of "Turkiye Klinikleri" and a third party,  encroaching and attacking on personal rights within the "SITE" in accordance with the Turkish Commercial Code Law.

4.7. "Turkiye Klinikleri" reserves the right to change the services and the context within the "SITE"  anytime. "Turkiye Klinikleri" may use this right without any notification and timelessly. "USER"s have to make the changes and/or corrections "Turkiye Klinikleri" required immediately. Any changes and/or corrections that are required by "Turkiye Klinikleri", may be made by "Turkiye Klinikleri" when needed. Any harm, criminal and civil liability resulted or will result from changes and/or corrections required by "Turkiye Klinikleri" and were not made on time by the "USER"s belongs completely to the users.

4.8. "Turkiye Klinikleri" may give links through the "SITE" to other websites and/or "CONTEXT"s and/or folders that are outside of their control and owned and run by third parties. These links are provided for ease of reference only and do not hold qualification for support the respective web SITE or the admin or declaration or guarantee for the information inside. "Turkiye Klinikleri" does not hold any responsibility over the web-sites connected through the links on the "SITE", folders and context, the services or products on the websites provided through these links or their context.

4.9. "Turkiye Klinikleri" may use the information provided to them by the "USERS" through the "SITE" in line with the terms of the "PRIVACY POLICY" and "USER CONTRACT". It may process the information or classify and save them on a database. "Turkiye Klinikleri" may also use the USER's or visitor's identity, address, e-mail address, phone number, IP number, which sections of the "SITE" they visited, domain type, browser type, date and time information to provide statistical evaluation and customized services.

5. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

5.1. The information accessed through this "SITE" or provided by the users legally and all the elements (including but not limited to design, text, image, html code and other codes) of the "SITE" (all of them will be called as studies tied to "Turkiye Klinikleri"s copyrights) belongs to "Turkiye Klinikleri". Users do not have the right to resell, process, share, distribute, display or give someone permission to access or to use the "Turkiye Klinikleri" services, "Turkiye Klinikleri" information and the products under copyright protection by "Turkiye Klinikleri". Within hereby "Terms of Use" unless explicitly permitted by "Turkiye Klinikleri" nobody can reproduce, process, distribute or produce or prepare any study from those under "Turkiye Klinikleri" copyright protection.

5.2. Within hereby "Terms of Use", "Turkiye Klinikleri" reserves the rights for "Turkiye Klinikleri" services, "Turkiye Klinikleri" information, the products associated with "Turkiye Klinikleri" copyrights, "Turkiye Klinikleri" trademarks, "Turkiye Klinikleri" trade looks or its all rights for other entity and information it has through this website unless it is explicitly authorized by "Turkiye Klinikleri".

6. CHANGES IN THE TERMS OF USE

"Turkiye Klinikleri" in its sole discretion may change the hereby "Terms of Use" anytime announcing within the "SITE". The changed terms of the hereby "Terms of Use" will become valid when they are announced. Hereby "Terms of Use" cannot be changed by unilateral declarations of users.

7. FORCE MAJEURE

"Turkiye Klinikleri" is not responsible for executing late or never of this hereby "Terms of Use", privacy policy and "USER Contract" in any situation legally taken into account as force majeure. Being late or failure of performance or non-defaulting of this and similar cases like this will not be the case from the viewpoint of "Turkiye Klinikleri", and "Turkiye Klinikleri" will not have any damage liability for these situations. "Force majeure" term will be regarded as outside of the concerned party's reasonable control and any situation that "Turkiye Klinikleri" cannot prevent even though it shows due diligence. Also, force majeure situations include but not limited to natural disasters, rebellion, war, strike, communication problems, infrastructure and internet failure, power cut and bad weather conditions.

8. LAW AND AUTHORISATION TO FOLLOW

Turkish Law will be applied in practicing, interpreting the hereby "Terms of Use" and managing the emerging legal relationships within this "Terms of Use" in case of finding element of foreignness, except for the rules of Turkish conflict of laws. Ankara Courts and Enforcement Offices are entitled in any controversy happened or may happen due to hereby contract.

9. CLOSING AND AGREEMENT

Hereby "Terms of Use" come into force when announced in the "SITE" by "Turkiye Klinikleri". The users are regarded to agree to hereby contract terms by using the "SITE". "Turkiye Klinikleri" may change the contract terms and the changes will be come into force by specifying the version number and the date of change on time it is published in the "SITE".

 

30.03.2014

Privacy Policy

We recommend you to read the terms of use below before you visit our website. In case you agree these terms, following our rules will be to your favor. Please read our Terms of Use thoroughly.

www.turkiyeklinikleri.com website belongs to Ortadoğu Advertisement Presentation Publishing Tourism Education Architecture Industry and Trade Inc. and is designed in order to inform physicians in the field of health

www.turkiyeklinikleri.com cannot reach to user’s identity, address, service providers or other information. The users may send this information to the website through forms if they would like to. However, www.turkiyeklinikleri.com may collect your hardware and software information. The information consists of your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access time, and related websites. www.turkiyeklinikleri.com cannot sell the provided user information (your name, e-mail address, home and work address, phone number) to the third parties, publish it publicly, or keep it in the website. Gathered information has a directing feature to be a source for the website’s visitor profile, reporting and promotion of the services.

www.turkiyeklinikleri.com uses the taken information:

-To enhance, improve and maintain the quality of the website

-To generate visitor’s profile and statistical data

-To determine the tendency of the visitors on using our website

-To send print publications/correspondences

-To send press releases or notifications through e-mail

-To generate a list for an event or competition

By using www.turkiyeklinikleri.com you are considered to agree that;

-Ortadoğu Advertisement Presentation Publishing Tourism Education Architecture Industry and Trade Inc. cannot be hold responsible for any user’s illegal and immoral behavior,

-Terms of use may change from time to time,

-It is not responsible for other websites’ contents it cannot control or the harms they may cause although it uses the connection they provided.

Ortadoğu Advertisement Presentation Publishing Tourism Education Architecture Industry and Trade Inc. may block the website to users in the following events:

-Information with wrong, incomplete, deceiving or immoral expressions is recorded to the website,

-Proclamation, advertisement, announcement, libelous expressions are used against natural person or legal identity,

-During various attacks to the website,

-Disruption of the website because of a virus.

Written, visual and audible materials of the website, including the code and the software are under protection by legal legislation.

Without the written consent of Ortadoğu Advertisement Presentation Publishing Tourism Education Architecture Industry and Trade Inc. the information on the website cannot be downloaded, changed, reproduced, copied, republished, posted or distributed.

All rights of the software and the design of the website belong to Ortadoğu Advertisement Presentation Publishing Tourism Education Architecture Industry and Trade Inc.

Ortadoğu Advertisement Presentation Publishing Tourism Education Architecture Industry and Trade Inc. will be pleased to hear your comments about our terms of use. Please share the subjects you think may enrich our website or if there is any problem regarding our website.

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