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Chemical investigation of Adansonia digitata L. seed oil produced in Western Sudan

By: Mustafa Siddiq Mohamed EL-Kheir, Hatil Hashim EL-Kamali, Awad Ahmed Mohammed, Abu-Shama Zaid Ahmed Ibrahim, Abdel Hamid Satti Mohammed Ali, Nasr Nori AL-Hassan

Key Words: Adansonia digitata, GC/MS, Seed oil, Fatty acids, Methyl ester, Medicinal plant

Int. J. Biosci. 12(2), 142-146, February 2018.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/12.2.142-146

Certification: ijb 2018 0240 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

The chemical compositions of seed oil obtained from Adansonia digitata, L. (Bombacaceae) Sudanese variety were analyzed by Gas Chromatography-Mass spectrometry. The Thirty three constituents were identified. The major constituents were cyclopentanetridecanoic methyl ester (31.48%), hexadecanoic acid (Palmitic), methyl ester (25.44%), 8,11-octadecadienoic , methyl ester (21.95%),9,12-octadecadienoic (Lindeic) , methyl ester (6.15%) and 10-nonadecanoic, methyl ester (4.20%). The present study revealed that the seed oil of A. digitata rich in fatty acids (72.72%). Seeds of this plant species may be explored for manufacturing industrial and pharmaceutical products.

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Mustafa Siddiq Mohamed EL-Kheir, Hatil Hashim EL-Kamali, Awad Ahmed Mohammed, Abu-Shama Zaid Ahmed Ibrahim, Abdel Hamid Satti Mohammed Ali, Nasr Nori AL-Hassan.
Chemical investigation of Adansonia digitata L. seed oil produced in Western Sudan.
Int. J. Biosci. 12(2), 142-146, February 2018.
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