Composition and Antioxidant Activity of Leaf Essential Oil of Two Litsea Species from Vietnam

Published on Jul 14, 2021in Chemistry of Natural Compounds0.653
· DOI :10.1007/S10600-021-03475-Y
T. C. Nguyen (Vinh University), H. B. Pham (Vinh University), V. C. Mai (Vinh University)
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