• Chemical examination of Indian lichens - Part VII. Chemical components ofParmelia abessinica (Rathipuvvu)

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      Potassium Carbonate; Methyl Iodide; Silver Nitrate Solution; Invert Sugar; Alcoholic Ferric Chloride

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      A complete examination of the lichenParmelia abessinica is reported. Atranorin and lecanoric acid form the major lichen acids and salazinic acid the minor component. The presence of these three important lichen acids together is highly significant in regard to the biogenesis of these compounds.

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      V V Kumara Sastry1 T R Seshadri1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Andhra University, Waltair
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