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Research Article

Authentication of Nigella sativa Seed Oil in Binary and Ternary Mixtures with Corn Oil and Soybean Oil Using FTIR Spectroscopy Coupled with Partial Least Square

Table 2

The composition of fatty acids in NSO, CO, and SO.

Fatty acidsConcentration (%)
NSOCOCO (Codex)SOSO (Codex)

Caproic acid (C6:0)0.18NDND0.01ND
Caprylic acid (C8:0)0.040.00ND0.01ND
Capric acid (C10:0)0.060.00ND0.04ND
Lauric acid (C12:0)0.070.14ND–0.300.02ND–0.10
Myristic acid (C14:0)0.020.00ND–0.300.06ND–0.20
Myristoleic acid (C14:1)0.01NDNDNDND
Palmitic acid (C16:0)19.420.088.60–16.5011.298–13.50
Palmitoleic acid (C16:1)0.290.001ND–0.500.11ND–0.20
Oleic acid (C18:1)45.2215.32ND–3.300.0217–30
Linoleic acid (C18:2)30.1864.1934.00–65.6087.0548.00–59.00
Linolenic acid (C18:3)2.0716.76ND–2.000.644.50–11.00
Behenic acid (C22:0)0.23NDND–0.50NDND–0.70
Eicosatrienoic acid (C20:3)1.620.43NDNDND
Arachidonic acid (C20:4)0.59NDNDNDND

ND: not detected; the level is below 0.001%.

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