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Title: Characterization of extractives in durable and non-durable hardwoods: Black locust, Catalpa, and Honey mesquite

Source: Proceedings, 19th international symposium on wood, fibre and pulping chemistry. Porto Seguro, BA, Brazil: August 28-September 1.

Author(s)Moore, Roderquita K.; Mann, Doreen; Epstein, Gabriel; Wagner, Phoebe; Hinkforth, Brett; Hyunji, Jun

Publication Year: 2017  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4709-3B

Abstract: Hardwoods are a class of tree that holds multiple types of extractives, some of which have their own specialized biological activity. Characterizing these compounds in greater depth can help virologists understand how natural chemicals are able to resist infection, leading to pharmaceutical uses. Hardwoods are known to contain high concentrations of different phenolic compounds which exhibit anti-microbial properties. Liquid-liquid fractionation was used to separate extracts with the same polar characteristics in different solvents. GC/MS spectra showed Black Locust, Catalpa, & Honey Mesquite, had a number of potential biological-active phenolic compounds despite differences in durability.

Keywords: Extractives; liquid-liquid fractionation (LLF); gas chromatography / mass spectrometry (GC/MS); polar / non-polar compounds; separation

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 286 kb(s)

Date posted: 12/13/2017

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RITS Product ID: 89329
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Moore, Roderquita
Research Chemist
  

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