Autoxidation of resin acids. II. Photooxidation of levopimaric acid

Enoki, A.; Kitao, K.

Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society 20(12): 600-605


The reaction products of the autoxidation of Pine resin acids, especially laevopimaric acid, exposed to light but without using a sensitizer, were investigated. Methyl laevopimarate was exposed to daylight with aeration for 40 hours.