Evaluation of free radical scavenging and antityrosinase activities of standardized longan fruit extract.

@article{Rangkadilok2007EvaluationOF,
  title={Evaluation of free radical scavenging and antityrosinase activities of standardized longan fruit extract.},
  author={Nuchanart Rangkadilok and Somkid Sitthimonchai and Luksamee Worasuttayangkurn and Chulabhorn Mahidol and Mathuros Ruchirawat and Jutamaad Satayavivad},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={328-36}
}
The protective effects of fruits and vegetables against chronic diseases have been attributed to the antioxidant properties of some secondary metabolites present in these foods. Plant polyphenols have been reported to exhibit bioactive properties, and in particular antioxidant activities. Longan seeds are found to contain high levels of some beneficial polyphenolic compounds such as corilagin, gallic acid and ellagic acid. The present study examined the free radical scavenging activity of… CONTINUE READING
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