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Determination of chemical composition of carob (Ceratonia siliqua): protein, fat, carbohydrates, and tannins.
Carob pod, germ, and seed were analyzed for moisture, ash, protein, fat, carbohydrates, and particularly for their tannin content. Recovery of tannins as affected by various solvent extractionExpand
Mercury and Selenium Content in Selected Seafood
Abstract The mercury and selenium contents of fresh seafood were determined, respectively, by means of cold vapor atomic absorption spectroscopy (CVAAS) and hydride-generation atomic absorptionExpand
Separation by solid phase extraction and quantification by reverse phase HPLC of sulforaphane in broccoli
Abstract The separation and quantification of sulforaphane [1-isothiocyanato-4-(methyl-sulfinyl)-butane] from the florets, stalks and leaves of broccoli is described. The procedure uses solventExpand
Fruits of ribes, rubus, vaccinium and prunus genus. Metal contents and genome
Abstract The production of fruits of genus Ribes, Rubus, Vaccinium and Prunus is particularly important in mountain communities. The contents of macro- and microelements in fruits from differentExpand
Determination of aluminum and zinc in infant formulas and infant foods
Abstract Seven different infant formulas and 18 different types of infant foods representative of infant diets in Italy were analyzed to gain further information about the composition of infantExpand
Follow-up of methylmercury concentration in brain areas of developing rats exposed during prenatal life using cold-vapor absorption spectrometry.
The concentration and the distribution of mercury in six different brain areas of developing rats (21 and 60 days of age) exposed to methylmercury (MMC) during prenatal life were determined by usingExpand
Survey of total and bioavailable chromium in grain and cereal products by atomic absorption spectrophotometry.
  • M. Plessi, A. Monzani
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal - Association of Official Analytical…
  • 1 September 1990
The chromium content of samples of cereals, legumes, oil seeds, and alimentary pastes was determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry and the content of bioavailable chromium (ethanol-extractable) is, in most cases, more than 50% of the total chromium amount. Expand
Aluminium Determination in Bottled Mineral Waters by Electrothermal Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
Abstract Over one hundred samples of natural mineral waters corresponding to 43 domestic and foreign brands were analyzed for the aluminium content by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry.Expand
Dietary fiber and some elements in nuts and wheat brans
Abstract The contents of some elements in nuts and commercial dietary wheat brans were evaluated. In nuts and TDF residues, Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe and Cu were determined. In commercial bran-based foodsExpand
Determination of the Monosaccharide and Alcohol Content of Balsamic and Other Vinegars by Enzymatic Methods
The carbohydrate and alcohol contents of various types of vinegar, including traditional balsamic vinegar from Modena, "Modena Balsamic Vinegar, " wine vinegar and vinegar prepared from apple must,Expand