Organic Geochemistry of Fatty Acids

Ramsay, John N (1966) Organic Geochemistry of Fatty Acids. MSc(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The aims of organic geochemistry included the investigation of the distribution of specific classes of organic compounds and the rigorous identification of the individual components interred in geological materials. Assuming that the organic matter present in a rock is of biological origin, it is of particular interest to investigate classes of compounds which are present in biological systems and which have been preserved in sediments. A number of workers have isolated and identified alkanes and fatty acids in sediments; this thesis is concerned with the examination of sedimentary fatty acids.

Item Type: Thesis (MSc(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: Organic chemistry, Geochemistry
Date of Award: 1966
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1966-77206
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:16
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:16
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77206

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