The antioxidant hydroxytyrosol: biotechnological production challenges and opportunities


Hydroxytyrosol (HT) is a highly potent antioxidant originating in nature as a second metabolite of plants, most abundantly in olives (Olea europaea). In the last decade, numerous research studies showed the health benefits of antioxidants in general and those of HT in particular. As olive oil is a prime constituent of the health-promoting Mediterranean diet… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-014-6310-6


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