ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.21, no.3, pp.1719-1724, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Centaurea paphlagonica, Asteraceae, Essential oil composition, VOLATILE CONSTITUENTS, GROWING WILD, ASTERACEAE, COMPONENTS, BOISS., DC.
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The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from endemic Centaurea paphlagonica (Asteraceae) in Plumosipappus (Czerep.) Wagenitz,section from Turkey was analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, simultaneously. Main constituents of the oil were found as hexadecanoic acid (28.9 %), dodecanoic acid (22.8 %) and caryophyllene oxide (9.2 %). Fatty acids were identified as the main constituent groups of the species.