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Effect of gamma-irradiation on the volatile oil constituents of turmeric (Curcuma longa)  [2000]

Chatterjee, S. Variyar, P.S. Gholap, A.S. Padwal-Desai, S.R. et al.

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Abstract
The volatile essential oils from commercial samples of dry turmeric and samples gamma-irradiated at a dose of 10 kGy were isolated using simultaneous distillation extraction technique and analyzed by GLC (Gas Liquid Chromatography) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS). Some of the major compounds identified by GC/MS were alpha-phellandrene, p-cymene, 1:8cineol, beta-caryophyllene, ar-curcumene, zingeberene, beta-sesquiphellandrene, nerolidol, turmerone, ar-turmerone, curlone and dehydrozingerone. No detectable differences were observed between the aroma impact compounds of the irradiated and commercial samples.
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Other subjects

  • odors
  • gamma radiation
  • nerolidol
  • gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
  • distillation
  • alpha-phellandrene
  • Curcuma longa
  • oils
  • p-cymene
  • turmeric
  • essential oils
  • beta-caryophyllene

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Food research international

ISSN : 0963-9969

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Language : English

Type : Journal Article

In AGRIS since : 2016

Volume : 33

Issue : 2

Start Page : 103

End Page : 106

All titles :

" Effect of gamma-irradiation on the volatile oil constituents of turmeric (Curcuma longa) "