Agro-industrial waste seeds from Peruvian Pouteria lucuma as new source of phytosterols Guerrero-Castillo P. es_PE Reyes S. es_PE Acha O. es_PE Sepulveda B. es_PE Areche C. es_PE 2024-05-30T23:13:38Z 2024-05-30T23:13:38Z 2021
dc.description.abstract Pouteria lucuma fruit is commonly used to prepare desserts, but it is also sold as pulp or flour. Then, huge amounts of its seeds are produced as agro-industrial waste, frequently eliminated. This study aims at analyzing the presence of all metabolites in Pouteria lucuma seed oil (LSO) by GC-MS and GC-FID. Several compounds were tentatively identified, such as fatty acids, fatty alcohols, carotenes, phytosterols and tocopherols from LSO. A representative result was the high amount of β-sitosterol with 851.49 ± 1.29 mg/100 g of LSO, followed by stigmasterol with 75.42 ± 1.02 mg/100 g. Fatty acids with the highest content were oleic acid (13.57 ± 1.50 g/100 g of LSO), 9E-octadecenoic acid (6.85 ± 1.15 g/100 g of LSO), palmitic acid (5.44 ± 1.18 g/100 g of LSO) and stearic acid (2.12 ± 1.03 g/100 g of LSO). Therefore, metabolites tentatively identified in Pouteria lucuma seed oil have been linked to healthy properties based on a high amount of β-sitosterol present. This evidence could determine this agro-industrial waste with having beneficial properties, thus providing great added value.
dc.description.sponsorship Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico - Fondecyt
dc.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85102343114
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Academic Press
dc.relation.ispartof LWT
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Pouteria lucuma
dc.subject Agro-industrial waste es_PE
dc.subject GC-MS es_PE
dc.subject Metabolites es_PE
dc.subject Phytosterols es_PE
dc.title Agro-industrial waste seeds from Peruvian Pouteria lucuma as new source of phytosterols
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article