Current Bioactive Compounds

Adriano Mollica
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Chemical Composition Of The Essential Oil Of Zilla Macroptera Coss. From Algerian Sahara

Author(s): Khaled Sekkoum, Nasser Belboukhari, Abdelkrim Cheriti, Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein.

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The essential oil obtained from the aerial parts of Zilla macroptera Coss. (Brassicaceae), endemic species of the south of Algeria and southeast of Morocco, was analysed by GC and GC – MS. The analysis revealed 72 compounds accounting for 88.53 % of the oil. Geranyl butyrate (13.52%), Caryophyllene oxide (6.76%) and Carvone oxide (5.97%) were the main compounds of Z. macroptera Coss. This paper presents the rst detailed study of the essential oil composition of Z. macroptera Coss.

Keywords: Carvone oxide, caryophyllene oxide, essential oil, GC/MS, geranyl butyrate, Zilla macroptera Coss.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2015
Page: [100 - 103]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1573407211666150130191436
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