Flavonoids with potent antioxidant activity found in young green barley leaves.

  title={Flavonoids with potent antioxidant activity found in young green barley leaves.},
  author={Masumi Kamiyama and Takayuki Shibamoto},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  volume={60 25},
Saponarin, a flavonoid found in young green barley leaves, possesses potent antioxidant activities, which are determined by its inhibition of malonaldehyde (MA) formation from various lipids oxidized by UV light or Fenton's reagent. Lipids used were squalene, ethyl linoleate, ethyl linolenate, ethyl arachidonate, octadecatetraenoic acid (ODTA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), cod liver oil, lecithin I, lecithin II, and blood plasma. The addition of saponarin inhibited… CONTINUE READING


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