Bioactivity of Different Enriched Phenolic Extracts of Wild Fruits from Northeastern Portugal: A Comparative Study

@article{Guimares2013BioactivityOD,
  title={Bioactivity of Different Enriched Phenolic Extracts of Wild Fruits from Northeastern Portugal: A Comparative Study},
  author={Rafaela Felix Bas{\'i}lio Guimar{\~a}es and Lillian Barros and Ricardo C Calhelha and Ana Maria Carvalho and Maria Queiroz and Isabel Cfr Ferreira},
  journal={Plant Foods for Human Nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={69},
  pages={37-42}
}
  • Rafaela Felix Basílio Guimarães, Lillian Barros, +3 authors Isabel Cfr Ferreira
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    Plant Foods for Human…
    2013
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Arbutus unedo, Prunus spinosa, Rosa micrantha and Rosa canina are good sources of phenolic compounds, including anthocyanins. These compounds have potent antioxidant properties, which have been related to anticancer activity. Herein, the in vitro antioxidant and antitumor properties of enriched phenolic extracts (non-anthocyanin phenolic compounds enriched extract- PE and anthocyanins enriched extract- AE) of the mentioned wild fruits were evaluated and compared. PE gave higher bioactive… CONTINUE READING

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