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Carotenoid content in pumpkin from different locality in Malaysia

Othman, Rashidi and Hashim, Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun and Jaswir, Irwandi and Shahidan, Norshazila (2012) Carotenoid content in pumpkin from different locality in Malaysia. In: PharmaTech 2012 : International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology, 20-21 November 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

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Abstract

The increasing demand of carotenoid in global market has led to the analysis of carotenoid content in a variety of fruits and vegetables. In this study, pumpkins from different locality in Malaysia were analyzed. Pumpkin is believed to have health benefits due to its carotenoid content and other anti-oxidant compounds. UV-VIS spectrophotometer and HPLC analysis was conducted to analyze the total carotenoid and individual carotenoid in pumpkin. The total carotenoid content in pumpkin from different localities in Malaysia was ranged from 21.78 ug/g to 33.45 ug/g.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: 3842/27436 ISBN : 9789671083314
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QP Physiology
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr rashidi othman
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2012 19:18
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2012 19:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/27436

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