The sesquiterpene Alcohols of Eucarya spicata Sprague & Summ
AJ Birch, KMC Mostyn and AR Penfold
Australian Journal of Chemistry
6(4) 391 - 394
AbstractThe anomalous properties of the santalol fraction of West Australian sandalwood oil have been explained by the detection of a considerable proportion of farnesol, which can be reduced by sodium and alcohol in liquid ammonia to dihydrofarnesene (I), and oxidized by manganese dioxide to farnesal.
© CSIRO 1953