furfural

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fur·fu·ral

(fŭr'fyūr-ăl),
A colorless, aromatic, irritating fluid obtained in the distillation of bran with dilute sulfuric acid; used in the manufacture of medicinal agents.

furfural

/fur·fu·ral/ (fur´fu-ral) an aromatic compound from the distillation of bran, sawdust, etc., which irritates mucous membranes and causes photosensitivity and headaches.
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Among them, 7 compounds were identified as furaldehyde, trans-2-hexen-1-ol, 2-heptanal, 3-octanol, decanal, 2-undecanone and hexadecane.
Among them, 8 were identified as furaldehyde, trans-2-hexen-1-ol, 2-undecanone, 3-octanol, 2-nonanone, 2-heptanopne, butanal, and hexadecane.
More specifically, in comparison with NO-1, among the carbohydrate markers there was a strong increase of furans, furaldehydes, levoglucosenone and acetic acid, while levoglucosan, pyranones and dianhydrorhamnose diminished, which is a clear indication of a shift of fresh polysaccharide to degraded/microbial carbohydrates (Saiz-Jimenez and de Leeuw 1986; Buurman and Roscoe 2011).