JOURNAL 16


Records of Natural Products
VOLUME & ISSUE
Year: 2008 Issue: 3 July-September
PAGES
p.70 - 75
STATISTICS
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AUTHORS
    Nasser A. Awadh Ali, Martina Wurster, Norbert Arnold, Ulrike Lindequis and Ludger Wessjohan
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ABSTRACT


The major constituents of the essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation from the oleogum resin of Commiphora kua Vollesen were identified by GC-MS. Sixteen constituents were detected from the essential oil, which constituted about (90.5%) of the total amount. Major constituents of the oil were α- cadinol (33.0%), g -cadinene (22.5%), d -cadinene (17.0%), isocaryophyllene (3.7%), allo-aromadendrene (2.8%), α-muurolene (2.7%), and α-humulene (2.4%). The Oil of Commiphora kua showed moderate antifungal activity against Cladosporium cucumerinum.

KEYWORDS
  • Essential oil
  • Commiphorakua
  • Soqotra
  • GC-MS
  • α- cadinol
  • Cladosporium