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Title: Characterization of fetterbush Lyonia lucida liquid extractions

Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0385. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 10 p.

Author(s)Moore, Roderquita K.; Mann, Doreen ; Matt, Frederick ; Dietenberger, Mark ; Weise, David

Publication Year: 2020  View PDF »

Category: Research Notes
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4709-3B   FPL-4716-2A

Abstract: Fetterbush (Lyonia lucida) grows in the southern states of the United States. The chemical components in fetterbush are highly concentrated with phenolic compounds. These compounds contribute to the toxicity of the plant and could possibly be igniters for wildfire. In this study, liquid extractions were obtained from fresh Fetterbush samples. Two-dimensional gas chromatography and time of flight mass spectrometry (GC×GC-TOFMS 4D) were used to characterize the chemical compositions in the liquid extractions. GC×GC technology has existed for more than 30 years. This technique opens the peak capacity in which trace and hidden chemicals can be identified. GC×GC detected 1,899 and 916 chemicals from the solvent and bead bug extractions, respectively. There were 72 chemicals shared by both methods identified with similarity match >900.

Keywords: GC×GC; extractives; bushes; Lyonia lucida; liquid extraction

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 2,048 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/24/2020

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RITS Product ID: 99444
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Dietenberger, Mark A.
Research General Engineer
Moore, Roderquita
Research Chemist

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