Investigation of 2,6-dimethoxy-benzoquinone in eight tree species grown in Hungary

Rita Tömösközi Farkas, M. Hidvégi, R. Lásztity

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Methoxy-substituted benzoquinone contents of eight wood samples collected from trees grown in Hungary were studied by a modified RP-HPLC method. Three samples (Fraxinus excelsior, Fagus silvatica and Salix alba) did not contain 2,6-dimethoxy-p-benzoquinone (2,6-DMBQ). Other samples (Ailanthus altissima, Almus glutinosa, Quercus robur, Populus balsamifera, Robinia pseudoacacia) contained 0.02-0.3 mg/100 g of 2,6-DMBQ.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-87
Number of pages9
JournalActa biologica Hungarica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1998


  • 2,6-dimethoxy-benzoquinone
  • Reversed-phased HPLC
  • Trees

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Neurology

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