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ISSN:2394-3661 | Crossref DOI | SJIF: 5.138 | PIF: 3.854

International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

(An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Online and Print Journal)

Fatty Acid Composition and Biological activity of Zizyphus spina-christi L Seeds Oil from Sudan

( Volume 6 Issue 11,November 2019 ) OPEN ACCESS

Fath El-Rahman A., Munged I., Tegani A., Ibrahim A., Mohamed A., Mohamed H., Mubarak A.


Zizyphus spina-christi L is an important medicinal plant belonging to family Rhamnaceae  is used to treatment various diseases such as bronchitis, anemia, diarrhea, diabetes, skin infections ,digestive disorders, weakness, liver complaints, obesity, of appetite, fever, pharyngitis, urinary troubles, loss .The main objective of this study was to identify the fatty acid composition and evaluate the antimicrobial activity of Sudanese Zizyphus spina-christi L seeds oil, the plant fruits were purchased from Omdurman market, separated seeds and crushed to a fine powder then extracted with n- Hexane using a soxhlet ,the oil obtained was analysis by GC/MS technique to give unsaturated fatty acids (61.60%) and saturated fatty acids (38.40%), also oil was tested for the antimicrobial activity.



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