Evaluation of the Presence of 1,3-Dimethylamylamine in Pelargonium Leaves and Essential Oils by Mass Spectrometric and Chromatographic Methods

@article{KerpeldosSantos2019EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Presence of 1,3-Dimethylamylamine in Pelargonium Leaves and Essential Oils by Mass Spectrometric and Chromatographic Methods},
  author={Ma{\'i}ra Kerpel dos Santos and Gabriela Blauth Walber and Tain{\'a} Kreutz and Krissie Daian Soares and Let{\'i}cia Jacobi Danielli and Kristiane de C{\'a}ssia Mariotti and Mara Rejane Ritter and Glen P. Jackson and Luis Arroyo and Renata Pereira Limberger},
  journal={Chromatographia},
  year={2019},
  volume={82},
  pages={875-883}
}
Abstract1,3-Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) is known to be added to dietary supplements from synthetic sources and, presumably, from natural geranium oil. However, the natural occurrence of DMAA in geranium oil (Pelargonium graveolens) has been controversial as published studies report contradicting findings. It is unclear if the difference in detection of DMMA in Pelargonium species is a result of the loss during extraction methods, different detection capabilities of analytical methods or if the… 
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