Antioxidant activity and phenolic profile of pistachio (Pistacia vera L., variety Bronte) seeds and skins.

@article{Tomaino2010AntioxidantAA,
  title={Antioxidant activity and phenolic profile of pistachio (Pistacia vera L., variety Bronte) seeds and skins.},
  author={Antonio Tomaino and Maria Martorana and Teresita Arcoraci and Domenico Monteleone and Corrado Giovinazzo and Antonella Saija},
  journal={Biochimie},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 9},
  pages={1115-22}
}
Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.; Anacardiaceae) is native of aride zones of Central and West Asia and distributed throughout the Mediterranean basin. In Italy, a pistachio cultivar of high quality is typical of Bronte (Sicily), an area around the Etna volcano, where the lava land and climate allow the production of a nut with intense green colour and aromatic taste, very appreciated in international markets. Pistachio nuts are a rich source of phenolic compounds, and have recently been ranked among… CONTINUE READING

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