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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Comparative study of lipids in mature seeds of six Cordia species (Family Boraginaceae) collected in different regions of Brazil
Author: Carvalho, PD
Arrebola, MB
Sawaya, ACHF
Cunha, IBS
Bastos, DHM
Eberlin, MN
Abstract: The oil content, FA, and lipid class composition of the mature seeds of six Cordia species were analyzed. Mature seeds of each species were collected in their natural habitat from 2002 to 2004. The total lipid content varied from 1.9% to 13.2%, there being significant differences between the results found in different years for each species and between the species analyzed. The contents of FFA varied from 2.0% to 7.9% of total lipids. Neutral lipids (NL) were the largest class, making up between 89.6% and 96.4% of the total lipids; the phospholipids (PL) were the second largest class (3.0% to 8.9% of the total lipids), and the glycolipids (GL) were the smallest class (0.6 to 3.4%). The presence of GLA was determined in each class of lipids; it is predominant in the NL. Levels of GLA ranged from 1.2% to 6.8% of total seed FA. This is, to our knowledge the first study of lipid composition in seeds of species of Cordia from Brazil.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Oil Chemists Soc A O C S Press
Citation: Lipids. Amer Oil Chemists Soc A O C S Press, v. 41, n. 8, n. 813, n. 817, 2006.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s11745-006-5035-4
Date Issue: 2006
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