About The Author

Sylvie Héron is a senior researcher at IUT d'Orsay. Her research focuses on chemistry and biochemistry. She received her Ph.D. in analytic chemistry from the University of Paris-Sud in 1992.

Classifying Sesame Oil Seed Varieties And Origins Using Mass Spectrometry

The quality and authenticity of vegetable oils are of importance not only for their nutritional value but also for their miscellaneous biomedical and industrial applications. Hence, the knowledge of their main constituents, triacylglycerols (TAGs), is mandatory for classification and adulteration detection. However, the analysis of TAG composition of vegetable oils is a challenging task because