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Identification of bioactive compounds from jambolão (Syzygium cumini) and antioxidant capacity evaluation in different pH conditions.
The composition of carotenoids and phenolic compounds from jambolão fruits (Syzygium cumini) was determined by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS. Two main carotenoids were found in the fruits, all-trans-lutein (43.7%)Expand
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Chemical composition of five loquat cultivars planted in Brazil
Loquat is a fruit with high market value cultivated in Southeast Brazil. Despite of this, there are little details about its quality characteristics. Fruits from five loquat cultivars, developedExpand
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Cultivar influence on carotenoid composition of loquats from Brazil
Abstract Cultivar, growing conditions and geographical origin are factors that influence the carotenoid composition in fruits. Because the loquat cultivars evaluated in this study, Centenaria,Expand
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Microcapsules containing antioxidant molecules as scavengers of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species.
The antioxidant capacities of gum arabic and maltodextrin microcapsules containing antioxidant molecules (trolox, α-tocopherol, β-carotene, apo-8'-carotenal and apo-12'-carotenal) against reactiveExpand
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Comparison of extraction methods for kahweol and cafestol analysis in roasted coffee
Caveol e cafestol, diterpenos da fracao lipidica do cafe, tem efeitos conhecidos na saude humana, como atividade anticarcinogenica e hipercolesterolemica. Existem divergencias quanto as concentracoesExpand
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Characterization and singlet oxygen quenching capacity of spray-dried microcapsules of edible biopolymers containing antioxidant molecules.
Microcapsules of gum arabic or maltodextrin 20DE containing antioxidant molecules (AOx), for example, carotenoids and tocopherol derivatives, were prepared by the spray-drying technique. TheExpand
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Encapsulation of blackberry anthocyanins by thermal gelation of curdlan
As amoras-pretas apresentam coloracao atrativa devido a presenca de antocianinas, porem a utilizacao destes pigmentos como corante natural e dificil, pois alguns fatores, especialmente pH>3, provocamExpand
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Changes in total ascorbic acid and carotenoids in minimally processed irradiated Arugula (Eruca sativa Mill) stored under refrigeration
Abstract This work investigated the effects of irradiation (0, 1 and 2 kGy) on the content of bioactive compounds such as vitamin C and carotenoids with provitamin A activity in arugula during theExpand
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