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Table 2 Mass spectral data for significant components in each of the six museum artefacts

From: Chemical characterisation of museum-curated ethnographic resins from Australia and New Guinea used as adhesives, medicines and narcotics

Artefact Elution Time (mins) Peak Significant components, common name Significant components, systematic name Main m/zvalues, (relative intensities), base peak in bold, [m+] Reference Also present in:*
PRM23 11.3   Cinnamaldehyde 2-Propenal, 3-phenyl- 51(29), 77(44), 103(55), 104, 131(100), [132(59)] NIST05 Xanthorrhoea arborea ; X. resinosa
12.8   Cinnamic acid, methyl ester 2-Propenoic acid, 3-phenyl-, methyl ester 51(17), 77(34), 103(60), 131(100), [162(53)] NIST05 X. arborea; X. preissii; X. quadrangulata; X. resinosa
14.1   Benzaldehyde,3,4-dimethoxy 3,4-Dimethoxybenzaldehyde 51(13), 77(19), 95(27), 151(13), [166(100)] NIST05 X. arborea; X. resinosa
16.4   Cinnamic acid, p-methoxy 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-methoxyphenyl) 63(9), 89(15), 118(12), 133(30), 161(100), [192(76)] NIST05 X. arborea; X.australis; X. media; X. resinosa ; X. semiplana tateana
17.2   Cinnamic acid, p-hydroxy-, methyl ester 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-methyl ester 65(14), 91(23), 119(30), 147(100), [178(65)] NIST05 All Xanthorrhoea samples
23.4   Chalcone, 2’,6’-dihydroxy-4’-methoxy- 2-Propen-1-one,1-(2,6-dihydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)1-3-phenyl-,[E] 95(31), 110(15), 138(37), 166(59), 193(90), [270(100)] NIST05 X. australis; X. preissii; X. quadrangulata; X. resinosa ; X. semiplana tateana
23.5   Cinnamyl cinnamate (Cinnamic acid, cinnamyl ester) 2-Propenoic acid, 3-phenyl-, 3-phenyl-2-propenyl ester 51(7), 77(16), 103(23), 115(30), 117(32), 131(100), 219(15), [264(6)] NIST05 X. arborea; X. resinosa
25.7   5-Hydroxy-4’,7-dimethoxyflavanone 5-Hydroxy-7-methoxy-2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-2,3-dihydro-4H-chromen-4-one 69(6), 91(20), 121(65), 134(100), 166(19), 193(16), [300(69)] NIST05 X. arborea; X. johnsonii; X. media; X. quadrangulata; X. resinosa
26.3   Sakuranin (2R)-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-7-methoxy-5-[(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-2,3-dihydrochromen-4-one 69(18), 95(22), 120(35), 167(92), 193(31), 286(100), [448(0)] NIST05 X. australis; X. media; X. preissii; X. quadrangulata; X. resinosa ; X. semiplana tateana
26.4 Unk A - - 65(11), 91(27), 117(56), 147(100), 186(8), 235(14) - X. preissii; X. resinosa
26.9 Unk B - - 71(12), 95(13), 121(13), 138(14), 151(100), 164(74), 193(14), 330(66) -- X. australis; X. media; X. resinosa
PRM25 13.1 a Vanillin Benzaldehyde, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy- 52(10), 81(22), 123(16), 151(100), [152(90)] NIST05 Callitris spp.; Xanthorrhoea spp.
13.8 b Isoeugenol Phenol, 2-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)- 55(14), 77(27), 103(25), 131(22), 149(34), [164(100)] NIST05  
15.5 c - - 52(7), 77(4), 108(9), 123(19), 151(100) -  
16.4 d - - 51(6), 79(13), 94(5), 122(7), 137(10), 165(100) -  
18.3 e - - 51(9), 65(12), 77(18), 91(25), 103(63), 131(41), 159(77), 175(32), 191(31), 205(50), 206(100) -  
25.9 f - - 77(7), 137(18), 202(8), 311(11), 326(100) -  
26.8 g - - 77(24), 123(20), 137(22), 151(100), 165(61), 192(43), 206(28), 370(27) -  
27.1 h - - 79(5), 165(100), 203(20), 341(10), 384(26) -  
27.3 i Cinnamic acid-related   145(47), 161(17), 192(100), 206(29) [31] Xanthorrhoea spp.
28.4 j - - 77(13), 137(100), 165(51), 208(41), 273(12), 384(8) -  
PRM26 13.1 a Vanillin Benzaldehyde, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy- 52(9), 81(24), 123(15), 151(100), [152(91)] NIST05 Callitris spp.; Xanthorrhoea spp.
13.8 b Isoeugenol Phenol, 2-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)- 55(14), 77(26), 103(25), 131(21), 149(33), [164(100)] NIST05  
15.5 c - - 52(7), 77(5), 108(9), 123(19), 151(100) -  
16.4 d - - 51(5), 79(11), 94(5), 122(7), 137(9), 165(100) -  
18.3 e - - 51(9), 65(12), 77(18), 91(25), 103(63), 131(41), 159(77), 175(32), 191(31), 205(50), 206(100) -  
25.9 f - - 77(7), 137(18), 202(8), 311(11), 326(100) -  
26.8 g - - 77(24), 123(20), 137(22), 151(100), 165(72), 192(62), 206(28), 370(27) -  
27.1 h - - 79(11), 165(100), 203(16), 341(10), 384(20) -  
27.3 i Cinnamic acid-related   145(49), 161(18), 192(100), 206(22) [31] Xanthorrhoea spp.
28.4 j - - 77(13), 137(100), 165(51), 208(41), 273(12), 384(8) -  
PRM27 19.0 - Palmitic acid, methyl ester Hexadecanoic acid, methyl ester 57(57), 74(100), 87(75), 99(16), 143(21), 227(16), 270(12) NIST05 Apis sp.; A. mellifera[32]
20.7 - Oleic acid, methyl ester 9-Octadecenoic acid, methyl ester 55(100), 69(70), 74(61), 83(57), 97(52), 111(26), 123(20), 180(13), 222(20), 264(26), 296(5) NIST05
20.9 - Stearic acid, methyl ester Octadecanoic acid, methyl ester 55(28), 74(100), 87(73), 97(11), 143(22), 199(8), 255(13), 298(14) NIST05
25.8 - - Tetracosanoic acid, methyl ester 74(100), 87(75), 99(29), 113(23), 143(15), 339(8), [382(32)] NIST05
27.0 - - Nonacosane 57(100), 71(79), 85(61), 99(21), 113(14), 127(10), 141(8), [408(2)] NIST05 Apis sp.
28.5 - - Hentriacontane 57(100), 71(78), 85(59), 99(21), 113(13), 141(7), [436(1)] NIST05
28.8 - Montanic acid, methyl ester Octacosanoic acid, methyl ester 57(45), 74(100), 87(87), 143(33), 395(17), [438(50)] NIST05 Apis sp.; A. mellifera[32]
30.9 - Melissic acid, methyl ester Triacontanoic acid, methyl ester 57(51), 74(100), 87(91), 97(20), 129(12), 143(34), 423(17), [466(61)] NIST05
31.9 - β-Amyrin (3β)Olean-12-en-3-ol 95(9), 119(10), 189(14), 203(44), 218(100), [426(5)] NIST05 Canarium indicum; C. luzonicum; C. salomonense
32.1 - 4,4,6a,6b,8a,11,11,14b-Octamethyl-1,4,4a,5,6,6a,6b,7,8,8a,9,10,11,12,12a,14,14a,14b-octadecahydro-2H-picen-3-one Olean-12-en-3-one 55(15), 95(14), 203(79), 218(100), 409(10), [424(20)] NIST05 Canarium indicum; C. salomonense
32.7 - α-Amyrin (3β)Urs-12-en-3-ol 69(32), 95(28), 135(27), 189(26), 207(60), 218(100), [426(11)] NIST05 Canarium indicum; C. luzonicum; C. salomonense
PRM28 31.5 - 4,4,6a,6b,8a,11,11,14b-Octamethyl-1,4,4a,5,6,6a,6b,7,8,8a,9,10,11,12,12a,14,14a,14b-octadecahydro-2H-picen-3-one Olean-12-en-3-one 55(15), 95(24), 203(63), 218(100), 409(7), [424(64)] NIST05 Canarium luzonicum
31.9 - β-Amyrin (3β)Olean-12-en-3-ol 95(14), 119(11), 189(13), 203(43), 218(100), [426(5)] NIST05 Canarium indicum; C. luzonicum ; C. salomonense
32.7 - α-Amyrin (3β)Urs-12-en-3-ol 69(38), 95(33), 135(14), 189(20), 203(21), 218(100), 411(23), [426(4)] NIST05
34.4 - Lanostan-related - 297(54), 393(26), 421(25), 453(100), [468(23)] NIST05 Canarium luzonicum
PRM29 30.5 - Ursadienol Ursa-9(11), 12-dien-3-ol 55(14), 69(14) 119(10), 145(10), 171(9), 189(5), 255(35), 406(13), [424(100)] NIST05 Canarium salomonense
31.1 - Ursadienone Ursa-9(11),12-dien-3-one 55(61), 69(67), 133(24), 255(40), 269(26), 407(13), [422(100)] NIST05
31.9 - β-Amyrin (3β)Olean-12-en-3-ol 95(16), 119(11), 189(16), 203(48), 218(100), [426(6)] NIST05 Canarium indicum; C. luzonicum; C. salomonense
32.3 - α-Amyrin (3β)Urs-12-en-3-ol 69(14), 95(17), 135(18), 189(23), 203(24), 218(100), [426(7)] NIST05 Canarium salomonense
32.7 - α-Amyrin (3β)Urs-12-en-3-ol 69(13), 95(15), 135(15), 189(20), 203(21), 218(100), 411(3), [426(9)] NIST05 Canarium indicum; C. luzonicum; C. salomonense
33.1 - α-Amyrin (3β)Urs-12-en-3-ol 69(14), 95(15), 135(15), 189(21), 203(21), 218(100), 411(3), [426(4)] NIST05 Canarium salomonense
33.7 - Ursene-related - 57(33), 122(17), 135(16), 189(23), 203(21), 218(100), 424(12), [454(6)] NIST05
  1. *Accepted taxonomic names as according to the International Plant Names Index (IPNI) at http://www.ipni.org.
  2. Bold type denotes the species identification for the sample.