BIOCHEMISTRY

EXTRACTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF WHITE MUCANA PRURIENS VAR. UTILIS SEED OIL

EXTRACTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF WHITE MUCANA PRURIENS VAR. UTILIS SEED OIL

TABLE OF CONTENT

 CONTENT TITLE PAGECERTIFICATIONDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTABSTRACTTABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONE 1.0    PREAMBLE1.1    INTRODUCTION1.2    OBJECTIVE OF STUDY1.3    SCOPE OF WORKCHAPTER TWO 2.0    LITERATURE REVIEW2.1    FATS AND OILS2.2.0 COMPONENTS OF MUCUNA SEEDS2.2.1 NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES2.2.2 ANTINUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES 2.2.3 PHARMACEUTICAL PROPERTIES2.3.0 PLANT FATTY ACIDS AND OIL2.4.1 RENDERING2.4.2 PRESSING OR EXPELLING2.4.3 SOLVENT METHOD2.4.4 SUPERCRITICAL METHOD2.4.5 ENZYME METHOD2.5.0 REACTIONS OF FATS AND OILS2.5.1 RANCIDIFICATION2.5.2 HYDROGENATION2.6.0 PROPERTIES OF LIPIDS2.6.1 CHEMICAL INDICES2.6.2 PHYSICAL INDICES2.7.0 USES OF FATS AND OIL2.7.1 FOOD INDUSTRY2.7.2 FATS IN SOAP AND DETERGENT INDUSTRY2.7.3 FATS IN THE COATING INDUSTRY2.7.4 FATS IN THE COSMETIC INDUSTRY2.7.5 FATS IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDSUTRYCHAPTER THREE3.0    MATERIALS AND METHODS3.1    SOURCING OF SAMPLES3.2    PREPARATION OF SAMPLES3.3    OIL EXTRACTION3.3.1 DETERMINATION OF PERCENTAGE OIL YIELD3.4    DETERMINATION OF PERCENTAGE MOISTURE3.5.0 OIL ANALYSIS3.5.1 DETERMINATION OF RELATIVE DENSITY3.5.2 DETERMINATION OF MELTING TEMPERATURE3.5.3 DETERMINATION OF IODINE VALUE3.5.4 DETERMINATION OF PEROXIDE VALUE3.5.5 DETERMINATION OF PH OF THE OIL3.5.6 DETERMINATION OF ACID VALUE3.5.7 DETERMINATION OF SAPONIFICATION VALUE3.5.8 FATTY ACID COMPOSITION USING TLC3.5.9 FATTY ACID PROFILE OF THE OIL USING GLCCHAPTER FOUR 4.0    RESULTS AND DISCUSSION4.1    RESULTS4.2    DISCUSSION4.3    CONCLUSION        REFERENCE        APPENDIX I        APPENDIX II