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Título : Identification of intact long-chain p-hydroxycinnamate esters in leaf fibers of abaca (Musa textilis) using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry
Autor : Río Andrade, José Carlos del, Rodríguez García, María Isabel, Gutiérrez Suárez, Ana
Palabras clave : Abaca
Musa textilis
Fecha de publicación : 2004
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Resumen: The study of acetone extractable components from the leaf fibers of the non-wood plant abaca (Musa textilis) resulted in the isolation and identification of series of intact hydroxycinnamate esters consisting of ferulic and p-coumaric acids esterified to long chain fatty alcohols (C20 to C28) and ω-hydroxyfatty acids (C22 to C28). These series of compounds were characterized by high temperature gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) using capillary columns (12 m length) with thin films that allowed the analysis of hydroxycinnamate esters without prior saponification nor derivatization. Characterization of intact individual compounds was achieved based on the mass spectra obtained by GC/MS of the underivatized and their methyl and/or TMS ether derivatives.
Descripción : Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla, CSIC, P.O. Box 1052, 41080-Seville, Spain; E-mail address: (J.C. del Río)
Citación : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 18:2691-2696 (2004)
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