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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 6 The concentrations (µg/m3) of the components and contents of VOCs emitted from Room A (planed Japanese cedar lumber) and Room B (printed grain resin sheet overlay boards)

From: Effects and interaction of different interior material treatment and personal preference on psychological and physiological responses in living environment

No. Compound Room A Room B p
1 α-Cubebene 37.30 ± 13.39 14.54 ± 2.64 0.045**
2 α-Copaene 22.68 ± 8.00 13.13 ± 2.37 0.119
3 β-Elemene 14.98 ± 5.59 8.45 ± 1.67 0.125
4 β-Caryophyllene 16.61 ± 5.50 5.07 ± 1.13 0.024**
5 cis-Thujopsene 3.44 ± 1.21 3.04 ± 0.48 0.622
6 cis-Muurola-3,5-diene 2.40 ± 1.19 0.74 ± 0.06 0.073
7 α-Humulene 8.96 ± 2.89 4.06 ± 0.72 0.046**
8 γ-Cadinene 6.78 ± 1.83 1.34 ± 0.64 0.008***
9 γ-Muurolene 6.15 ± 2.15 4.93 ± 0.68 0.400
10 trans-Muurola-4(14),5-diene 24.56 ± 9.08 6.73 ± 1.86 0.029**
11 α-Muurolene 37.26 ± 12.54 28.22 ± 6.95 0.336
12 δ-Cadinene 73.65 ± 25.26 28.62 ± 8.84 0.043**
13 Calamenene 26.25 ± 9.42 22.40 ± 5.71 0.577
  1. p < 0.05 by Student’s t test. ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05