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Table 3 Composition and content of sterols (g 100 g−1 of total sterols) and total sterol content (mg 100 g−1 of oil) in cold pressed pumpkin seed oil

From: Oil from pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) seeds: evaluation of its functional properties on wound healing in rats

Sterols’ composition Content (g/100 g)
Cholesterol 0.15 ± 0.014
Brassicasterol
24-methylen-cholesterol 0.265 ± 0.007
Campesterol 2.8 ± 0.014
Campestanol 0.195 ± 0.007
Stigmasterol 2.92 ± 0.028
∆ -7- Campestérol 1.275 ± 0.021
∆-5-23- Stigmastadienol 0.045 ± 0.007
Clerosterol 2.475 ± 0.035
ß –Sitosterol 44.405 ± 0.148
Sitostanol 3.44 ± 0.028
∆-5-Avenasterol 1.85 ± 0.014
∆-5-24- Stigmastadienol 17.925 ± 0.063
∆ -7- Stigmastenol 7.75 ± 0.085
∆ -7- Avenasterol 14.51 ± 0.035
Total sterols (ppm) 2086.5 ± 19.092
ß –sitosterol (ppm) 959 ± 21.213