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Table 1 Carotenoids and tocopherols (mg.kg -1 of total lipids) of Acacia seed oils

From: Minor lipid components of some Acacia species: potential dietary health benefits of the unexploited seeds

Species Oil content (dw%) Carotenoids Tocopherols Total tocopherols
   Lutein Zeaxanthin Total carotenoids α tocopherol γ tocopherol δ tocopherol  
Acacia ligulata 9.03 43.83 BC 6.28 A 50.10 315.85 B 462.14 A 30.77 A 808.76
Acacia cyclops 6.83 35.41 C 2.80 B 38.21 85.51 C 127.25 D 8.66 B 221.42
Acacia salicina 12.18 54.67 B 2.37 B 57.04 404.30 B 155.78 C 3.33 C 563.41
Acacia cyanophylla 10.05 109.55 A 4.21 A 113.76 560.14 A 185.41 B 9.15 B 754.70
  1. Each value is the mean of duplicate analyses.
  2. Superscript letters with different letters in the same column of species indicate a significant difference (p <0.05) analyzed using Duncan’s multiple range test.