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Investigation of the essential oils from three Cephalotaxus species.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16583986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Essential oils from leaves of Cephalotaxus fortunei Hook., Cephalotaxus haningtonia K. Koch., Cephalotaxus sinensis Li. and variety Cephalotaxus harringtonia var. drupacea Koidz. underwent qualitative and quantitative analysis. The content of the oils obtained by hydrodistillation in the investigated species was 0.01 - 0.22% v/w. Gas chromatography (GC-MS) with flame ionisation detector (FID) showed generally 47 components in the essential oils. In all investigated species the presence of a-pinene varying from 18.4% to 35.1%, as well as sesquiterpene hydrocarbon beta-caryophyllene up to 22% at Cephalotaxus fortunei were revealed as the main components.
Wojciech Cisowski; Irena Mazol; Michał Gleńsk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta poloniae pharmaceutica     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0001-6837     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Pol Pharm     Publication Date:    2005 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-04     Completed Date:  2006-05-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985167R     Medline TA:  Acta Pol Pharm     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  461-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pharmacognosy, Medical University of Medicine, 50-140 Wrocław pl. Nankiera 1, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Cephalotaxus / chemistry*
Flame Ionization
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Oils, Volatile / analysis*,  isolation & purification
Plant Oils / analysis*,  isolation & purification
Species Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Oils, Volatile; 0/Plant Oils

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