Friday, October 28, 2016

Two Novel Cinnamic Acid Derivatives from Italian Honey and Propolis

Journal of Apicultural Research 

Volume 55, 2016 -  Issue 3

4-(3′-Hydroxymethyl-3′-methylallyloxy)cinnamic acid 1 and 4-(3′-hydroxymethyl-3′-methylallyloxy)-3-methoxycinnamic acid 2 have been identified as novel phytochemicals in honey and propolis of Italian origin by HPLC analysis. Compound 2 was seen to be most abundant in honey samples with a concentration of 3.52 ug/g.

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