Mango Mangifera indica L Seed and Its Fats

Julio A. Solís-Fuentes1, Maria del Carmen Duran-de-BazUa2

1Food Science Area, Instituto de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa,

Ver., Mexico 2Chemical En de Mexico, Mexico

2 Chemical Engineering Department, Facultad de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma


Introduction 741 Botanical Description 742 Historical Cultivation and Usage 742

Present-Day Cultivation and Usage 742

Applications to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 742

Chemical composition and lipids of the mango seed kernel 743

Mango kernel fat composition 744 Mango kernel fat thermal behavior and polymorphism 745 Adverse Effects and Reactions (Allergies and Toxicity) 746 Summary Points 747 References 747


FA, fatty acid FFA, free fatty acid MKF, mango kernel fat MSK, mango seed kernel POP, 2-oleodipalmitin POS, 2-oleopalmitostearine SFC, solid fat content SMKO, sapote mamey kernel oil SOS, 2-oleodistearine TG, triacylglycerols

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