GC-FTIR and GC-MS in odour analysis of essential oils

  title={GC-FTIR and GC-MS in odour analysis of essential oils},
  author={Alexej Nikiforov and Leopold Jirovetz and Gerhard Buchbauer and Vittorio Raverdino},
  journal={Microchimica Acta},
The analysis of odour components in East Indian Sandalwood Oil (Santalum album L.) and in Patchouli Oil (Pogostemon cablin Benth.) based on GC-, GC-FTIR- and GC-MS-data resulted in the identification ofα-santalene,α-santalal,β-santalal, epi-β-santalal,α-santalol,β-santalol, (E)-β-santalol,α-bergamotol and spirosantalol in Sandalwood Oil and of (−)-patchoulol,α-guaiene,α-patchoulene, seychellene,α-bulnesene, norpatchoulenol and pogostol in Patchouli Oil as the most intense aroma compounds of… Expand
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  • M. Soran, I. Lung
  • Chemistry
  • JPC – Journal of Planar Chromatography – Modern TLC
  • 2010
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