Year 2019, Volume 25, Issue 2, Pages 232 - 237 2019-06-05

Biochemical Characterization of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Seeds

Emine Nakilcioğlu-Taş [1]

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Fig fruit has been a typical component of the health-promoting Mediterranean diet since centuries. One of the fig fruit’s parts responsible for health effects is fig seeds that do not come to mind. Firstly, the proximate compositions of Sarilop fig seed cultivars were determined in this study. It was seen that the fig seeds were rich in oil and carbohydrate contents. Then, the mineral contents of fig seeds were analyzed by UV-vis spectrophotometer and an atomic absorption spectrometer. The major minerals in fig seeds were found as Ca, K and P. Moreover, the fatty acid compositions of the seeds were evaluated by gas chromatography. The fig seed oil had greater amount of the unsaturated fatty acids than saturated fatty acids. The chemical compositions of fig seeds are presented for the first time in this study.

fatty acids, Ficus carica L., fig seeds, mineral content
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Makaleler

Author: Emine Nakilcioğlu-Taş (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

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APA Nakilcioğlu-Taş, E . (2019). Biochemical Characterization of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Seeds. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 25 (2), 232-237. DOI: 10.15832/ankutbd.398268
MLA Nakilcioğlu-Taş, E . "Biochemical Characterization of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Seeds". Journal of Agricultural Sciences 25 (2019): 232-237 <>
Chicago Nakilcioğlu-Taş, E . "Biochemical Characterization of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Seeds". Journal of Agricultural Sciences 25 (2019): 232-237
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ISNAD Nakilcioğlu-Taş, Emine . "Biochemical Characterization of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Seeds". Journal of Agricultural Sciences 25 / 2 (June 2019): 232-237.