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Terpenoid Compositions of Resins from Callitris Species (Cupressaceae)

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Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
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Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Sektion Paläeobotanik, Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
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Molecules 2018, 23(12), 3384; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23123384
Received: 24 November 2018 / Revised: 10 December 2018 / Accepted: 18 December 2018 / Published: 19 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Diversity of Terpenoids)
The environmental fate of conifer resins and their natural product compounds as mixtures is of importance for source, alteration, and transport studies. The compound compositions of resins of the common Callitris species (Cupressaceae) based on gas chromatography-mass spectrometry have not been reported. Results show that diterpenoids were the most abundant components and callitrisic acid was present in the resin extracts of all Callitris species analyzed. Significant amounts of 4-epi-pimaric and sandaracopimaric acids, with lesser communic, ozic, and lambertianic acids, were also in the mixtures. Phenolic diterpenoids, for example, ferruginol, hinokiol, were found in trace quantities in some samples. Thus, callitrisic acid and 4-epi-pimaric acid are the characteristic diterpenoids of Callitris species that are amenable to molecular biomarker analyses in geological or environmental applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: Callitroideae; diterpenoids; GC-MS; standards Callitroideae; diterpenoids; GC-MS; standards
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Simoneit, B.R.T.; Cox, R.E.; Oros, D.R.; Otto, A. Terpenoid Compositions of Resins from Callitris Species (Cupressaceae). Molecules 2018, 23, 3384.

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