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Review of the Essential Oil Composition of Iranian Endemic and Native Taxa of Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

[ Vol. 24 , Issue. 9 ]

Author(s):

Maryam Akaberi, Zahra Tayarani-Najaran, Iraj Mehregan, Javad Asili, Amirhossein Sahebkar, Mohammad Hassanzadeh-Khayyat and Seyed Ahmad Emami*   Pages 909 - 1009 ( 101 )

Abstract:


One of the most important families of Iranian flora is Apiaceae (Umbelliferae). Most of the species of this family are aromatic plants and rich in essential oils with diverse structures. In the present review, the essential oil composition of 63 genera comprising 141 Apiaceae (66.4% native 33.6% endemic) is summarized.

Keywords:

Apiaceae, Iran, Umbelliferae, volatile oil, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, phenylpropanoids.

Affiliation:

Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Biotechnology Research Center, Pharmaceutical Technology Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Department of Biology, Sciences and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Halal Research Center of IRI, FDA, Tehran, Pharmaceutical Research Center, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad 91775-1365, Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad

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