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Table 3 Comparisons of fatty acid composition in sesame seed varieties reported from different origin

From: Fatty acid composition, total phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of white and black sesame seed varieties from different localities of Ethiopia

Country Fatty acid composition (%) Refs.
  Palmitoleic acid Palmitic acid Margaric acid Linolenic acid Linoleic acid Oleic acid Cis-vaccenic acid Stearic acid Arachidic acid Behenic acid  
India 0.1–0.13 8.0–10.0 0.25–0.5 32.0–42.0 40.0–49.0 3.6–4.7 0.4–1.1 [37]
Tunisia 0.21–0.24 11.0–11.4 0.5–0.51 35.6–36.1 43.1–44.1 0.96–0.97 6.4–6.92 0.74–0.83 [18]
Sudan 12.86–12.96 36.30–36.4 47.5–47.52 2.93–3.07 [16]
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda 7.97–8.53 0.44–0.45 47–18–48.53 37.27–37.92 4.85–4.93 0.49–0.51 [42]
Congo 7.32–9.98 46.1–46.40 38.55–39.17 5.25–5.65 0.7–1.0 [31]
Africa and India 10.32–10.78   35.68–36.52   45.11–47.49 3.98–5.82 0.91–1.29 [23]
Turkey 8.8–9.0   0.56–0.58 42.3–43.2 41.3–41.8 5.37–5.50 0.63–0.65 [39]
Egypt 7.75- 8.76   0.33–0.43 42.7–43.2 39.22–41.63 5.02–8.22 0.59–0.64 0.1–0.13 [22]
Morocco 11.2–11.4   0.19–0.21 42.0–42.2 41.8–42.0 4.8–5.0 [20]
Iran 0.09–0.15 12.47–13.21 0.39–0.56 48.32–50.0 31.3–32.7 2,68–3.08 0.43–0.55 0.27–0.47 [38]
Ethiopia (white variety) 0.08–0.1 9.34–10.8 0.03–0.04 Trace 43.7–44.3 37.8–38.9 0.77–0.81 6.23–6.52 0.59–0.63 0.08–0.09 This study
Ethiopia (black variety) 0.11–0.12 10.9–11.2 0.03–0.04 Trace 42.5–44 37.2–38.9 0.9–0.95 5.7–6 0.58–0.59 0.09 This study