GC-MS Analysis of Volatile Compounds the Peel and Pulp of Citrus Medica L. Var. Sarcodactylis Swingle (Foshou Fruit)
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- Citrus Medica L var Sarcodactylis Swingle, Volatile Compounds, GC MS
- Mahdi, Amer Ali; Al-Ansi, Waleed; Al-Maqtari, Qais Ali; Ahmed, Aqsa; Ahmed, Mohamed Ismael; Mohammed, Jalaleldeen Khaleel; Wang, Hongxin
- This study aimed to analyze and compare volatile compounds in Foshou fruit peel and pulp by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Foshou fruit contains 56 Hydrocarbons compounds, 33 Alcohols compounds, 11 Aldehydes compounds, 11 Esters compounds, 10 ketones compounds, 6 Acid compounds, 5 Phenols compounds, 4 Furans compounds, 3 Bases compounds, Amide compound, Halogen compound, Lactone compound, Nitrile compound, Oxide compound, and 9 other compounds. The results of this study showed that the Foshou fruit was rich in volatile compounds,“But the comparison of the peel and the pulp demonstrated the peel to be more rich in most of the volatile compounds”.
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