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Table 1 Protein and lipid contents of the different Cucurbitaceae species (mg/g defatted dried matter)

From: Anti-hyperglycaemic globulins from selected Cucurbitaceae seeds used as antidiabetic medicinal plants in Africa

Content Cucurbitaceae species
  Telfairia occidentalis Citrullus lanatus Lagenaria siceraria Cucumeropsis mannii Cucurbita moschata
Albumin 28.00 ± 1.80b 40.48 ± 3.09ab 47.02 ± 20.28a 42.62 ± 2.57ab 32.64 ± 2.99ab
Globulin 167.17 ± 3.63 b 275.34 ± 28.31 a 52.17 ± 5.68 c 81.03 ± 3.93 c 295.11 ± 38.94 a
Prolamin 9.92 ± 1.14c 18.21 ± 1.04a 11.767 ± 1.00b 8.63 ± 0.19c 8.58 ± 0.90c
Glutelin 41.67 ± 2.20a 6.83 ± 2.57c 4.53 ± 0.55cd 10.20 ± 1.93b 3.27 ± 0.61d
Lipids 37.78 ± 0.03d 39.49 ± 0.01b 45.01 ± 0.06a 37.94 ± 0.03c 33.30 ± 0.01e
  1. NB: The letters a, b, c, d, e indicate whether there is any significant difference between species at 95% confidence interval. On the same line, values carrying the same letter are statistical similar.