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Honey from Luso region (Portugal): physicochemical characteristics and mineral contents.
Abstract This work was conducted to evaluate the quality of 38 honey samples from Luso region (Portugal), and to study the relation between Eucalyptus pollen and chemical properties of honey. Mean… Expand
Can Phlorotannins Purified Extracts Constitute a Novel Pharmacological Alternative for Microbial Infections with Associated Inflammatory Conditions?
Bacterial and fungal infections and the emerging multidrug resistance are driving interest in fighting these microorganisms with natural products, which have generally been considered complementary… Expand
Further insight into the latex metabolite profile of Ficus carica.
- A. Oliveira, Luís R Silva, +5 authors P. Guedes de Pinho
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
- 5 October 2010
Latex is a sticky emulsion that exudes upon damage from specialized canals from several plants. It contains several biologically active compounds, such as phytosterols, fatty acids, and amino acids.… Expand
Glycine max (L.) Merr., Vigna radiata L. and Medicago sativa L. sprouts: A natural source of bioactive compounds
Abstract The consumption of sprouts, common in Asia, has been growing in western countries, once they are a natural healthy food and considered as a valuable dietary supplement. Comparing with their… Expand
Volatile profiling of Ficus carica varieties by HS-SPME and GC–IT-MS
Abstract Aroma is one of the essential parameters for the evaluation of fruit quality, with volatile components being determinant for this characteristic. During this work, the volatile profile of… Expand
Assessing Rubus honey value: Pollen and phenolic compounds content and antibacterial capacity
Abstract Twenty-three honey samples from Galicia (Northwest Spain) were analysed to determine their botanical origin, phenolic compounds and antibacterial activity. In all samples Rubus pollen was… Expand
Inoculation with Bradyrhizobium japonicum enhances the organic and fatty acids content of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) seeds.
Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) is one of the most important food crops for human and animal consumption, providing oil and protein at relatively low cost. The least expensive source of nitrogen… Expand
Effect of different extraction methodologies on the recovery of bioactive metabolites from Satureja parvifolia (Phil.) Epling (Lamiaceae)
Abstract Satureja parvifolia (Phil.) Epling (synonym of Clinopodium gilliesii (Benth.) Kuntze) is a species growing in the Andean countries, used in food as aromatic plant, but also in traditional… Expand
Determination of low molecular weight volatiles in Ficus carica using HS-SPME and GC/FID
Abstract Ficus carica L. is one of the earliest cultivated fruit trees, having an important consumption in Mediterranean countries. In this work, the volatile compound profiles of two characteristic… Expand
Chemical assessment and antioxidant capacity of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) seeds.
- Luís R Silva, Jéssica Gonçalves Azevedo, M. Pereira, P. Valentão, P. Andrade
- Biology, Medicine
- Food and chemical toxicology : an international…
- 1 March 2013
Capsicum annuum L. is reported to be the most widely cultivated species. Recently, waste of vegetable processing, like seeds, has been the subject of many studies as an attempt to find new,… Expand