Identification of thermal decomposition products of carnosol, an antioxtoant in rosemary and sage

Guor Jien Wei, Mingfu Wang, Robert T. Rosen, Chi-Tang Ho

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Abstract

Carnosol, an antioxidant isolated from rosemary, was thermally decomposed at 180C in a fat-like paraffin medium. Two known antioxidative quinones were isolated and identified as decomposition products. They are miltirone and dehydrorosmariquinone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-179
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Food Lipids
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • Chemistry(all)

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