2-Hydroxy-5-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone from the salivary gland of the soldier termitesOdontotermes magdalenae
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- Olagbemiro, T.O., Lajide, L., Sani, K.M. et al. Experientia (1988) 44: 1022. doi:10.1007/BF01939911
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By gas chromatography — mass spectrometry and comparison with authentic samples, 2-hydroxy-5-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone was identified for the first time in the salivary gland secretion of the termite soldiers ofOdontotermes magdalenae, in addition to previously reported benzoquinones.