C13 norisoprenoids bound as glycosides in tomato

Carolyn Marlatt, Mingjien Chien, Chi Tang Ho

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Six glycosidically bound C13 norisoprenoids were found in fresh tomato fruit extract. They were isolated by Amberlite XAD-2 adsorption and methanol elution followed by enzyme hydrolysis using β-glucosidase. Their role as possible flavor precursors in tomato is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Essential Oil Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)


  • C norisoprenoid
  • Damascenone
  • Glycoside
  • Ionone
  • Tomato


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