Journal of Toxicology / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Identification of the Botanical Origin of Commercial Pine Nuts Responsible for Dysgeusia by Gas-Liquid Chromatography Analysis of Fatty Acid Profile

Table 1

Information and identification of the botanical origins of 16 different commercial products collected from subjects who experienced dysgeusia. Determination of the botanical origin was performed by analysis of the fatty acid profile according to published method [5].

Sample codeCollection periodCountry of the trademarkSymptomsBotanical identity determined from fatty acid profile

1July 2009Belgiumdysgeusia, abdominal dyscomfortPinus armandii
2October 2010FrancedysgeusiaMixture of Pinus koraiensis and Pinus armandii
3December 2008NetherlandsdysgeusiaMixture of Pinus koraiensis and Pinus armandii
4NetherlandsdysgeusiaPinus armandii
5NetherlandsdysgeusiaPinus armandii
6July 2010NetherlandsdysgeusiaPinus armandii
7July 2008NetherlandsdysgeusiaPinus armandii
8July 2008NetherlandsdysgeusiaPinus armandii
9July 2008NetherlandsdysgeusiaMixture of Pinus koraiensis and Pinus armandii
10July 2008dysgeusiaPinus armandii
11March 2010BelgiumdysgeusiaMixture of Pinus koraiensis and Pinus armandii
12July 2010NetherlandsdysgeusiaPinus armandii
13April 2010New-ZealanddysgeusiaPinus armandii
14April 2010BelgiumdysgeusiaPinus armandii
15April 2010BelgiumdysgeusiaPinus armandii
16April 2010BelgiumdysgeusiaPinus armandii