By Ken B. Anderson, John C. Crelling
content material: Biology of amber-producing timber : specialise in case reports of Hymenaea and Agathis / Jean H. Langenheim --
solid isotope composition of amber / Arie Nissenbaum and Dan Yakir --
Resin-derived hydrocarbons in clean and fossil dammar resins and Miocene rocks and oils within the Mahakam Delta, Indonesia / Scott A. Stout --
Pyrolytic and spectroscopic experiences of the diagenetic alteration of resinites / Tatsushi Murae, Shuji Shimokawa, and A. Aihara --
Maturation of sophistication Ib (polylabdanoid) resinites / David J. Clifford and Patrick G. Hatcher --
New facts about the constitution, composition, and maturation of sophistication I (polylabdanoid) resinites / Ken B. Anderson --
Gedanite and gedano-succinite / Edith C. Stout, Curt W. Beck, and Barbara Kosmowska-Ceranowicz --
strange resin chemistry from higher Carboniferous pteridosperm resin rodlets / P.F. van Bergen, M.E. Collinson, A.C. Scott, and J.W. de Leeuw --
research of fossil resins from Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic / Ken B. Anderson and Ben A. LePage --
Resin from Africa and South the United States : standards for distinguishing among fossilized and up to date resin according to NMR spectroscopy / Joseph B. Lambert, Suzanne C. Johnson, and George O. Poinar, Jr. --
The age of Dominican amber / David A. Grimaldi --
The petrology of resinite in American coals / John C. Crelling --
hint amino acid composition of normal resins : elucidating the character of resinous artists' fabrics / S.M. Halpine --
Amino acids within the amber matrix and in entombed bugs / Xueyun S. Wang, Hendrik N. Poinar, George O. Poinar, Jr., and Jeffrey L. Bada --
Dammar resin : a chemical version for reactions of Utah resinite / Richard Dutta and Harold H. Schobert --
restoration and characterization of macroscopic fossil resins from Western coals / Q. Yu, L. Li, and J.D. Miller.
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The resin secretory structures (78). Leaf resins in all species were comprised principally of about a dozen sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, with a few oxygenated ones (Figure 3) that occurred in repetitive compositional patterns. Chemosystematic studies demonstrated that these patterns were more correlated with populational differences than specific ones ((5-7). , 8). However, the role of abiotic factors, such as light, temperature, moisture, and nutrients is important to assess because of their possible effects on the qualitative and/or quantitative variation of the resins.
Sixth, despite numerous resin-producing tree families, only a few (Leguminosae, Araucariaceae or Pinaceae and possibly Dipterocarpaceae) have definitely been demonstrated in current amber studies to have contributed substantially to amber production. The leguminous Hymenaea seems conclusively to be the botanical source of large deposits of mid-Tertiary Mexican and Dominican amber based on corroborative evidence from resin chemistry and inclusions of plant parts in the amber. Furthermore , this evidence supports a close relationship of the Dominican amber to the rainforest African species of H.
Amber, Resinite, and Fossil Resins by Ken B. Anderson, John C. Crelling