Polyphenol Pattern and Antioxidant Activity of Different Tomato Lines and Cultivars

@article{Minoggio2003PolyphenolPA,
  title={Polyphenol Pattern and Antioxidant Activity of Different Tomato Lines and Cultivars},
  author={Markus Minoggio and Lorenzo Bramati and Paolo Simonetti and Claudio Gardana and L Iemoli and Enrico Santangelo and P. L. Mauri and Patrizia Spigno and Gian Piero Soressi and P G Pietta},
  journal={Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={47},
  pages={64 - 69}
}
Background/Aims: Besides antioxidant vitamins and minerals, fruits and vegetables contain flavonoids and related phenolics. The biological activities of these polyphenols have become well known in recent years evidencing their beneficial effects on human health. In this context, the characterization of the flavonoids present in tomatoes is of great interest. Thus the polyphenol pattern (including flavonols, flavanones and cinnamate derivatives), lycopene and β-carotene concentrations and the… 

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