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Chemical Constituents of Hanzal (Citrullus colocynthis) Fruits and Physiochemical Properties of its SeedsOil

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dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Amna Osman Mohammed Khair
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-20T07:40:00Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-20T07:40:00Z
dc.date.issued 2018-11-08
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/3304
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to the University of Gezira in Partial Fulfillment of the quirements for the Award of the Degree of Master of Science,in ChemistryDeparment of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology,Faculty of Engineering and Technology,November2018 en_US
dc.description.abstract Natural products especiallyfrom plants have different uses. In Sudan there are many plants that grow naturally they have many medicinal,traditional and other uses .The most common is plant of Hanzal(CitrullusColocynthis)grow in many desert areas.Theobjectives of this study isto detect the chemical constituents of Citrulluscolocynthisfruits and physicochemicalcharacterization of oil. Samples of Citrulluscolocynthisfruits were collected from Alkadro,Khartoum state.TheCitrullusColocynthis fruits were dried and crushed to separate the pulp, shell and seeds,The results ofchemical constituents of the CitrullusColocynthis fruits were studied, then the oil was extracted from seeds for physicochemical characterization and TLC analysis, Theextractionwas doneby solvent.The results of the study ofCitrullusColocynthis fruitswerecontaines of flavonoids, tannins, terpenoids, saponins, Cardiacglycosides and Alkaloids.The oil extracted from the seeds ofCitrullusColocynthis was 18%.The Physicochemical characterization showed that the density of the oil was 0.9136g/cm3, Refractive index was1.4751, Viscosity was 20 Pa , Colour Red0.9 and Yellow19, Iodine value was 5.75mg/100g of oil, Saponification value was 181.1 mg KOH/g of oil, Acid value was 3.26 mg KOH/g of oil, Free fatty acids was 1.63 mg KOH/g of oil , Peroxide value was 2.100 mg/100g of oil and Ester value was 179.47 mg KOH/g of oil, Unsaponifiable 0.02%, TLC results showed that CitrullusColocynthis oil similar citrulluslanatus and citrullussativus, and also contains oleic and linoleic acid but did not contain stearic acids.Future chemical characterization of the plant by Gas chromatography is required. . en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Almhi Mohammed Ahmed ( Main supervisor) FathAlrhmanAbass ( Co-supervisor ) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject Cardiacglycosides en_US
dc.subject oil en_US
dc.subject plant en_US
dc.subject Natural products en_US
dc.subject seeds en_US
dc.subject Alkaloids en_US
dc.subject tannins en_US
dc.title Chemical Constituents of Hanzal (Citrullus colocynthis) Fruits and Physiochemical Properties of its SeedsOil en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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