Composition of epicuticular wax from goniothalamus Spp

Elizabeth, Koruthu. (2004) Composition of epicuticular wax from goniothalamus Spp. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Study on the composition of leaves epicuticular wax from three Goniothalamus species (G. andersonii, G. malayanus and G. sinclairianus) were carried out to detennine the present and amount of aliphatic hydrocarbon. The extraction of epicuticular wax was done using chlorofonn and analyzed with gas chromatographylflame ionization detector. The hydrocarbon distribution ranges from Cll -C34 with the maximwn concentration at C34. Chemical component present in the wax was detennined by Kovat's retention indices and using Cluster analysis to determine the correlation. It reveals that G. andersonii and G. malayanus do have some similarities due to the component present and its amount. The results might be useful in chemotaxonomic study for this species.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project report (BSc.) - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2004.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Goniothalamus spp.; leaf epicuticular wax; aliphatic hydrocarbon; chemotaxonomy, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
Q Science > QR Microbiology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2017 06:40
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 06:40
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17613

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