Quantitative analysis of vitamin C and minerals in carrots (Daucus carota)

Khor, Siew Eng (2007) Quantitative analysis of vitamin C and minerals in carrots (Daucus carota). Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Quantitative analysis of vitamin C and some minerals (i.e. Ca, Mg, Fe, Na, K, Zn and P) in carrots which cultivated in Australia, China and Kundasang had been carried out. Result showed that the content of Ca, Mg, Fe, Na, K, Zn, P and vitamin C in Australia carrot is 33.8 ± 0.3 mg, 18.3 ± 0.4 mg, 0.73 ± 0.007 mg, 74.0 ± 0.3 mg, 243 ± 2 mg, 0.60 ± 0.003 mg, 5.50 ± 0.13 mg and 8.7 ± 0.7 mg per 100 g, respectively; while in China carrot is 32.1 ± 0.2 mg, 16.1 ± 0.3 mg, 0.88 ± 0.01 mg, 72.8 ± 0.5 mg, 241 ± 4mg, 0.37 ± 0.001 mg, 6.47 ± 0.08 mg and 6.6 ± 0.6 mg per 100 g respectively. Finally the content of Ca, Mg, Fe, Na, K, Zn, P and vitamin C in Kundasang carrot is 29.8 ± 0.3 mg, 15.4 ± 0.3 mg, 0.68 ± 0.01 mg, 66.8 ± 0.6 mg, 234 ± 2 mg, 0.46 ± 0.02 mg, 6.08 ± 0.03 mg and 5.3 ± 0.4 mg per 100 g, respectively. Comparison of the results show that the different of composition in Australia carrot, China carrot and Kundasang carrot is significant except K. Results showed that Australia carrot contained higher nutritive value compare to China carrot and Kundasang carrot.

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: vitamin C, quantitative analysis, carrot, nutrition value
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2014 06:33
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 02:38
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/8741

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