ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.22, no.6, pp.4711-4716, 2010 (SCI-Expanded)
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ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Centaurea tchihatcheffii, Asteraceae, Essential oil composition, Caryophyllene oxide, Carvacrol, ASTERACEAE
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The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from endemic Centaurea tchihatcheffii Fisch. & Mey. (Asteraceae) from Turkey was analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS), simultaneously. Main constituents of the oil were found as caryophyllene oxide (15.1 %), carvacrol (14.7 %), acetophenone (6.2 %) and spathulenol (5.3 %).