Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 53, Issue 10, pp 654–655 | Cite as

Fatty acid composition of Iranian citrus seed oils

  • M. Filsoof
  • M. Mehran


Fatty acid compositions of seed oils from eight Iranian citrus fruits were determined. The ranges of values for major fatty acids were 21.8–29.4% palmitic, 3.1–7.60% stearic, 0.3–1.3% palmitoleic, 23.5–32.3% oleic, 33.5–39.8% linoleic, and 3.1–7.6% linolenic. Low amounts (up to 0.1%) of myristic and arachidic acids and traces of a few unidentified ones constituted minor fatty acids.


Fatty Acid Composition Major Fatty Acid Vacuum Distillation Diethylene Glycol Protion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Filsoof
    • 1
  • M. Mehran
    • 1
  1. 1.College of PharmacyTehran UniversityTehranIran

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