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Factors affecting secondary metabolite production in plants: volatile components and essential oils
The presence, yield and composition of secondary metabolites in plants, viz. the volatile components and those occurring in essential oils, can be affected in a number of ways, from their formationExpand
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Antimicrobial activities of essential oils
The testing of essential oils for antimicrobial activities is reviewed with respect to various possible applications. Consideration is given to the screening for antimicrobially active oils orExpand
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Analytical Aspects of Phytotherapeutic Valerian Preparations
A high performance liquid chromatographic method combined with diode array detection is described by which the valerian constituents valtrate, isovaltrate, acevaltrate, didrovaltrate,Expand
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Hairy root cultures of Anethum graveolens (dill): establishment, growth, time-course study of their essential oil and its comparison with parent plant oils
Transformed root cultures of Anethum graveolens were induced by inoculation of aseptically grown seedlings with Agrobacterium rhizogenes carrying plasmid pRi 1855. The main component of the essentialExpand
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Essential oils from seven populations of Juniperus brevifolia (Seub.) Antoine, an endemic species of the Azores.
The composition of the essential oils isolated from twigs and from unripe berries of seven populations of Juniperus brevifolia (Seub.) Antoine, an endemic species of the Azorean archipelago, wasExpand
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The essential oil of Ducrosia anethifolia (DC.) Boiss
The essential oil from herb ofDucrosia anethifolia (DC.) Boiss., growing wild in Iran, was investigated by LSC, GLC and GC-MS. The oil consisted mainly of aliphatic compounds. α-Pinene, myrcene andExpand
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Composition of the essential oil of Ocimum canum grown in Rwanda
The essential oil from leaves and flowers ofOcimum canum Sims, growing wild in Rwanda, was investigated by LSC, GLC and GC-MS. All samples were characterized by a high content of linalool (60–90%).Expand
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Composition of the essential oil of Hypericum foliosum Aiton from five Azorean islands
Eight collective samples of terminal cymose inflorescences of Hypericum foliosum Aiton were collected on five islands of the Azores (S. Jorge. S. Miguel, Pico, Terceira and Faial). The essential oilsExpand
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Formation of aromatic intermediates in the biosynthesis of bitter acids in Humulus lupulus
Abstract A new hypothesis concerning the formation of aromatic intermediates in the biosynthesis of hop bitter acids was tested. Two phloroglucinol derivatives,Expand
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