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ISSN: 2321-9114, ICV 2016: 79.57

American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products

2013, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part A

Aroma chemical composition of Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn. From Lagos, Nigeria: a new chemotype

AUTHOR(S): Moses S. Owolabi, Oladipupo A. Lawal, Isiaka A. Ogunwande, Rebecca M. Hauser and William N. Setzer
ABSTRACT:The essential oil from the bruit (berries) of Piper guineense (Piperaceae) from Lagos, Nigeria, was isolated by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography – mass spectrometry (GC-MS). A total of 64 compounds were identified in the fruit oil accounting for 99.0% of the composition. The oil was dominated by linalool (52.2%), defining a new chemotype for this plant species. A numerical cluster analysis has revealed, in addition to the linalool chemotype, at least five other chemotypes of Piper guineense
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How to cite this article:
Moses S. Owolabi, Oladipupo A. Lawal, Isiaka A. Ogunwande, Rebecca M. Hauser and William N. Setzer. Aroma chemical composition of Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn. From Lagos, Nigeria: a new chemotype. 2013; 1(1): 37-40.
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