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PhytoChemia Acta

Research notes

Published Paper: Interesting and Rare Compounds from Bolivian Molle

11 July 2015

Research Note – Alexis St-Gelais, M. Sc., chimiste Essential oils can sometimes be surprising. It so happens that well-known species that have been frequently studied yield, in particular conditions, peculiar volatile molecules that are otherwise not widely recognized to be characteristic of the plant. When such an observation is made, it is useful to publish […]

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Analysis of Hydrosol of Quaking Aspen

17 June 2014

Alexis St-Gelais – Research Notes Two batches of young male flowers of quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) were submitted to hydrodiffusion. The resulting hydrosol was analysed by gaz chromatography. The main constituents of sample #1 were 1,2-cyclohexanedione, characteristic of poplars, as well as benzyl alcohol and benzoic acid, while sample #2 was dominated by benzyl benzoate. […]

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