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JPG 2014, 5(15): 51-58 Back to browse issues page
Essential Oils of a Soft Coral (Sinularia sp) from Chabahar Bay of Iran
Ali Mehdinia , Neda Sheijooni Fumani , Hamid Rezaei
Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science
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The essential oil extracted from the soft coral of Sinularia sp. have been extracted by soxhlet and analyzed by gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (GC–MS). The principal compounds were found to be δ-Cadinene (12.4%), α-terpinene (10.7%) and α-Muurolene (8.3%). It is worth mentioning the presence of sesquiterpenes and diterpenes as main compounds of the essential oil. This is the first report on the essential oil of this species
Keywords: Soft corals, Sinularia sp., Chabahar Bay, Essential oils.
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Type of Study: Basic and Original Research | Subject: Marine Biology
Received: 2014/09/9 | Accepted: 2014/09/9 | Published: 2014/09/9
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Mehdinia A, Sheijooni Fumani N, Rezaei H. Essential Oils of a Soft Coral (Sinularia sp) from Chabahar Bay of Iran. JPG. 2014; 5 (15) :51-58
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Volume 5, Issue 15 (Spring 2014) Back to browse issues page
نشریه علمی پژوهشی خلیج فارس Journal of the Persian Gulf
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