Identification of an antioxidant, ethyl protocatechuate, in peanut seed testa.

  title={Identification of an antioxidant, ethyl protocatechuate, in peanut seed testa.},
  author={Shiow Chyn Huang and G L Yen and L Chang and Wen-Jye Yen and Pin-Der Duh},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  volume={51 8},
The antioxidant activity and identification of the antioxidant component of peanut seed testa were investigated. The antioxidant activity of peanut seed testa was studied in the linoleic acid model system by using the ferric thiocyanate method. Among the five organic solvent extracts, the ethanolic extracts of peanut seed testa (EEPST) produced higher yields and stronger antioxidant activity than other organic solvent extracts. EEPST was separated into 17 fractions on silica gel column… CONTINUE READING


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