Identification and differentiation of dragon's blood in works of art using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

@article{Baumer2010IdentificationAD,
  title={Identification and differentiation of dragon's blood in works of art using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry},
  author={Ursula Baumer and Patrick Dietemann},
  journal={Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry},
  year={2010},
  volume={397},
  pages={1363-1376}
}
AbstractDragon's blood is a common but non-specific name for red-coloured resins that are produced by various plants, particularly exudations from plant species belonging to the genera Dracaena and Daemonorops. Although dragon's blood is mentioned in historic sources as a colourant, it has hardly ever been identified in real artworks. This paper reports the identification and discrimination of dragon's blood produced by Dracaena cinnabari, Dracaena draco as well as Daemonorops draco and… 
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