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Accumulation patterns of some seed oil components from wild sources of Turkey.
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PMID:  22233192     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Accumulation profiles of fatty acids and α-tocopherol were analysed at three ripening stages in the seed oils of Primula and Echium species. Total seed oils were increased considerably with maturation, while α-tocopherol contents decreased in both species. Increased levels of ALA and oleic acid, and decrease in linoleic and palmitic acids at late ripening stages of Primula sibthorpii, and slightly fluctuations of all examined fatty acids in Echium italicum were observed. Considerable amounts of α-tocopherol (27.4 mg/100 g), linoleic acid (42.76%) and ALA (25.46%) and GLA (4.11%) were detected in Ribes alpinum. Typical accumulation patterns of the examined parameters may be useful for species characterisation and biochemical monitoring of seed development in natural conditions.
Authors:
Tamer Ozcan
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Natural product research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1478-6427     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101167924     Medline TA:  Nat Prod Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
a Division of Botany, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science , Istanbul University , 034116 Istanbul , Turkey.
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