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Table 6 Sterol content (mg/100 g) in oil of seeds of mash bean cultivars

From: Compositional studies and biological activities of some mash bean (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper) cultivars commonly consumed in Pakistan

Sterols NARC-Mash-1 NARC-Mash-2 NARC-Mash-3 NARC-Mash-97
β-Sitosterol 56.5 ± 0.2a 55.1 ± 0.6a 55.1 ± 0.61a 56.1 ± 0.51a
Stigmasterol 34.0 ± 0.4a 34.4 ± 0.8a 34.4 ± 0.8a 33.4 ± 0.1b
Δ5- Venasterol 4.00 + 0.22b 3.64 + 0.38b 3.64 + 0.38b 4.51 + 0.12a
Stigmastanol 2.66 + 0.05c 3.79 + 0.12a 3.79 + 0.12a 3.21 + 0.38b
Δ7- avenasterol 1.01 ± 0.17a 1.05 ± 0.69a 1.05 ± 0.69a 1.09 ± 0.43a
Campesterol 0.87 ± 0.40b 0.98 ± 0.80a 0.98 ± 0.80a 0.66 ± 0.18c
Unidentified 1.00 ± 0.03a 1.00 ± 0.27a 1.00 ± 0.27a 1.00 ± 0.13a
  1. Values in the same row having different letters differ significantly with least significant difference (LSD) at probability (p < 0.05).