Molecules and Indoor Atmosphere Effect of Rosewood: Dalbergia Latifolia

Changyu Ni, Zhe Hu, Shuai-Cheng Jiang, Jun-Ta Chen, Sheng-Bo Ge, Wan-Xi Peng

Ekoloji, 2019, Issue 108, Pages: 27-31


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The purpose of our research is to determine the chemical composition of the DLR heartwood and evaluate the applications and functions of the compounds to establish the uses of this valuable material. In this study, we used five methods to detect and analyze the chemical components, including TG and GC-MS, Py-GC/MS, TD-GC/MS. The major chemical compounds were phenols, alcohols, acids, and ethers in addition to cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin. The main chemical compounds present in the extractives were elemicin, β-eudesmo l, 2,6-dimethoxy-4-allylphenol, catechol, for mononetin, and 7-hydroxy-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-2H-chromen-2-one.


Dalbergia latifolia, chemical composition, FT-IR, Py-GC/MS, TD-GC/MS


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