Comparative Study of 11 Honey Samples Sold in Riyadh Saudi Arabia

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Comparative Study of 11 Honey Samples Sold in Riyadh Saudi Arabia

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dc.contributor.author Al Tufail, M. A. [محمد عبد الله الطفيل] en_US
dc.contributor.author Al Araidh, I. A. [ابراهيم عبد الله العريض] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T15:31:27Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T15:31:27Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Qatar University Science Journal, 2006, Vol. 26, Pages 123-133. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/10254
dc.description.abstract 11 honey various samples commercially available in Saudi Arabia, were subjected to chemical, toxicological and bacteriological tests. The samples were checked for As and CN, presence of pollens, and for bacteria contamination. The carbohydrate profile was analyzed with HPLC. Fe, P, Ca, K, and Mg were measured with colorimetry. Toxic metals, As, Pb, Sb, Tl, and Hg were determined with ICP-MS. The samples were investigated by GC-MS. The investigation revealed the presence of syringaldehyde, menthofuran, trimethoxybenzyl methyl ether, musk ambrette, phenylacetaldehyde, dihydrojasmonate, maltoxazine, aspidospermine derivative, versalide, and pyran-4-derivative. 6 of the honey samples out of 11 were found to be suitable for human use. 3 samples were not recommended for human use due to the presence of toxic fragrance. 2 samples were adulterated with sucrose (sugar) and therefore were not fully authentic. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Health Sciences en_US
dc.subject علوم صحية ar
dc.title Comparative Study of 11 Honey Samples Sold in Riyadh Saudi Arabia en_US
dc.title.alternative دراسة مقارنة لـــ 11 عينة عسل تباع في مدينة الرياض - المملكة العربية السعودية ar
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 123-133 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 26 en_US

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