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Essential oils from stem and leaves of Angelica urumiensis (Mozaffarian) from Iran.
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PMID:  20803379     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The composition of essential oils of the leaves and stem of Angelica urumiensis were analysed by chromatography-mass spectrometry. Overall, 58 volatile components were identified on the basis of their mass spectra characteristics and retention indices. Twenty-seven compounds were identified in the oil of the leaves, comprising 94.69% of the total oil, in which alpha-cadinol (20.2%), palmitic acid (14.14%), hexahydrofarnesyl acetone (10.03%), 1-dodecanol (7.55%), linoleic acid (6.37%) and oleic acid (5.34%) were the major constituents. Oxygenated sesquiterpenes and fatty acids were the main groups of compounds with 30.7% and 25.85%, respectively. Fifty compounds, representing 96.35% of the total oil, were identified in the stem oil. Palmitic acid (13.37), alpha-cadinol (9.24%), (epi)-alpha-cadinol (5.76%) and delta-cadenine (6.11%) were the major compounds. Sesquiterpenes and oxygenated sesquiterpenes dominated in the oil, comprising 28.03% and 20.9%, respectively. The chemical compounds of the essential oils showed that there are only 22 common compounds between two parts.
Mehdi Mohammadi; Maryam Yousefi; Zohreh Habibi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Natural product research     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1478-6427     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat. Prod. Res.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-30     Completed Date:  2011-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101167924     Medline TA:  Nat Prod Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1347-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Shahid Beheshti University, GC, Tehran, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Angelica / chemistry*
Fatty Acids / analysis*,  chemistry
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Plant Leaves / chemistry
Plant Oils / chemistry*
Plant Stems / chemistry
Sesquiterpenes / analysis*,  chemistry
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids; 0/Plant Oils; 0/Sesquiterpenes

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