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Open Access item Chemical composition of lipophilic extractives from Eucalyptus globulus Labill. wood

Authors:Gutiérrez Suárez, Ana
Río Andrade, José Carlos del
González-Vila, Francisco Javier
Martín Martínez, Francisco
Keywords:Eucalyptus globulus, Wood extractives, Lipids, Pitch, Sterols, Sterol esters, Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
Issue Date:1999
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter
Citation:Holzforschung 53: 481-486 (1999)
Abstract:The composition of lipophilic extractives in the chloroform soluble fraction of the acetone extract from Eucalyptus globulus wood has been examined. The lipid extract was fractionated by solid-phase extraction on aminopropyl-phase cartridges into four different fractions of increasing polarity. The total lipid extract and the resulting fractions were analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, using high temperature capillary columns. The main compounds identified included sterols, sterol esters, fatty acids, steroid ketones, hydrocarbons and triglycerides. Minor compounds such as fatty alcohols, mono- and diglycerides, waxes and tocopherols were also identified among the lipids from E. globulus wood.
Description:Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Sevilla, Spain; E-mail address: delrio@irnase.csic.es
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10261/34906
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