Changes of the phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities in germinated adlay seeds.

@article{Xu2017ChangesOT,
  title={Changes of the phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities in germinated adlay seeds.},
  author={Lei Xu and Pei Wang and Barkat Ali and Na Yang and Yi-sheng Chen and Fengfeng Wu and Xueming Xu},
  journal={Journal of the science of food and agriculture},
  year={2017},
  volume={97 12},
  pages={4227-4234}
}
BACKGROUND Over the years, germinated adlay products have been used as both food source and folk medicine. This study investigated the changes of total phenolic content (TPC), total flavonoid content (TFC), antioxidant activities, and phenolic acid profiles of adlay seed during germination. RESULTS Results revealed that phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities varied with the germination stages. Germination significantly increased the free form phenolic and flavonoid contents by 112.5… CONTINUE READING

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