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The chemical composition of Prosopis farcta extracts was prepared and analyzed by GC-MS. Ten phytochemical constituents were identified in the fruit of P. farcta. The relative percentage of Palmitic acid methyl ester was high (32.61%) followed by 9-12 octadecenoic acid methyl ester (23.16%) and then stearic acid methyl ester (13.93%), 10-octadecenoic acid methyl ester (13.05), 9-Hexadecanoic acid methyl ester (5.41%), linoleic acid methyl ester (4.13%) and some components present at lower percentages such as pentadecanoic acid methyl ester (1.01%).


Palmitic acid Fabaceae Gas Chromatography-MS Analysis.

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AL-WAHEEB, A. N. (2021). Chemical composition of Prosopis farcta (Banks & Soland) Macbride (Leguminoseae or Fabaceae) fruits. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 8, 120–126.


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