Isolation and Study of Fat from Stem of Eleusine Corocana (GAERTN)

Author(s): Shailendra Badal

The fat isolated from the stem of Eleusine corocana (Gaertn) (Natural order -Gramineae) on chemical and chromatographic analysis including Gas Liquid Chromatography was found to consist of the triterpene β-amyrin as deposit along with arachidic acid (15.7), linoleic acid (12.6), lauric acid (13.7), myristic acid (17.8), oleic acid (10.8), palmitic acid (12.0), ricinoleic acid (6.2), and stearic acid (10.8).

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