Characterization of crude, neutro and blenched oil from pulp and peel of jungle fruit Paraqueiba sericea tulasne «Umarí».

Authors

  • Nancy A. Chasquibol Silva Departamento Académico de Química Analítica, Facultad de Química e Ingeniería Química, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3989/gya.1997.v48.i1.769

Keywords:

Fatty acid (composition), «Paraqueiba sericea tulasne», Umarí oil.

Abstract


Crude, neutro and blenched oil extracted from pulp and peel of jungle fruit Paraqueiba sericea tulasne «Umarí» were studied. The crude oil was extracted with hexane by the soxhlet method giving a 47.86% yield, a 31.72% yield in neutro oil and a 94.89% yield in blenched oil. Chemical and physical constants were determined. In addition, five methyl esters of fatty acids were quantitatively determined by GLC using DEGS as stationary phase. The results indicated that Umarí oil belongs to a not drying type with a high content of unsaturated fatty acids principaly oleic. The analytical values obtained confirm the convenience of using Umarí oil in food and cosmetic industries.

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Published

1997-02-28

How to Cite

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Chasquibol Silva NA. Characterization of crude, neutro and blenched oil from pulp and peel of jungle fruit Paraqueiba sericea tulasne «Umarí». grasasaceites [Internet]. 1997Feb.28 [cited 2021Oct.19];48(1):11-6. Available from: https://grasasyaceites.revistas.csic.es/index.php/grasasyaceites/article/view/769

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