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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 55, Issue 6, pp 1127–1130 | Cite as

Total Lipid Content and Fatty Acid Composition of Seeds of Some Wild Achillea Species

  • Nuray Zonuz
  • Nukhet Akpinar
  • Erol Donmez
  • Gokhan Zengin
  • Ali Emre Akpinar
  • Mehmet Ali AkpinarEmail author
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The Achillea species are known as civanpercemi, barsamotu, marsamotu, binbiryaprakotu, and kandilcicegi in Turkish [1]. The important features of Achillea species are that they have protective activity, antiulcer activity, antispasmodic activity, and biological effects [2, 3]. Most members of the Achillea species are antiseptic and have been used in medicine and cosmetic preparations [4, 5]. Although many studies have been conducted on the chemical and pharmacological properties of this genus [6, 7, 8], there is not enough information on the fatty acid composition of the seed oils of Achillea species [9, 10, 11, 12, 13]. Therefore, we aim to study the total lipid content and fatty acid composition of the seeds of some wild endemic Achillea species (A. cucullata, A. phrygia, and A. armenorum).

This study is the first report on the total lipid and fatty acid (Table 1) composition of A. cucullata, A. phrygia, and A. armenorumseeds from Turkey′s flora. The total lipid percentages of the...

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Acknowledgment

This work was a part of Project No. F-362 supported by the Scientific Research Foundation of Cumhuriyet University (CUBAP) (Sivas, Turkey).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nuray Zonuz
    • 1
  • Nukhet Akpinar
    • 1
  • Erol Donmez
    • 1
  • Gokhan Zengin
    • 2
  • Ali Emre Akpinar
    • 3
  • Mehmet Ali Akpinar
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Science, Department of BiologySivasTurkey
  2. 2.Selcuk University, Faculty of Science, Department of BiologyKonyaTurkey
  3. 3.Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology and GeneticSivasTurkey

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