Recently and over the past few years, there are increasing in the studies of the diversity of secondary metabolites present in the Anacardiaceae family and these compounds are closely related to their biological active. In the present study the fatty acids from the air-dried bark of Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi were analyzed using GC. The total concentrations of fatty acids presented in bark were 0.113%. The major fatty acids constituents found in bark were; methyl ester of tridecanoic acid (C13:0) 7.05%, methyl ester of myristic acid (C14:0) 10.42%, methyl ester of palmitic acid (C16:0) 4.57%, and methyl ester of erucic acid (C22:1, cis-13) 6.57%.
Schinus terebinthifolius, air-dried bark, fatty acids, GC
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