Molecular characterization of fossil and extant dammar resin extracts: Insights into diagenetic fate of sesqui- and triterpenoids

M. Mallick, S. Dutta, Paul Greenwood

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    Abstract

    The composition of sesquiterpenoids and triterpenoids in the solvent extract of extant, Miocene and Eocene dammar (i.e., Class II) resins has been determined and compared to investigate the vulnerability of these biomarkers to diagenesis. Molecular evidence (e.g., absence of bicadinanes) and low Rock-Eval maturity values (Tmax
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)129-136
    JournalInternational Journal of Coal Geology
    Volume121
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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