Total oxidant scavenging capacities of Euterpe oleracea Mart. (Açaí) fruits

@article{Lichtenthler2005TotalOS,
  title={Total oxidant scavenging capacities of Euterpe oleracea Mart. (Aça{\'i}) fruits},
  author={Ramona Lichtenth{\"a}ler and Roberta Belandrino Rodrigues and Jos{\'e} Guilherme S. Maia and Menelaos Papagiannopoulos and Heinz Fabricius and Friedhelm Marx},
  journal={International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={56},
  pages={53 - 64}
}
The antioxidant capacities of 11 commercial and non-commercial samples of Euterpe oleracea Mart. (açaí) fruit pulp were studied with the total oxidant scavenging capacity assay in a modified and automated version against three reactive oxygen species. The antioxidant capacities of all purple açaí samples were found to be excellent against peroxyl radicals, good against peroxynitrite and poor against hydroxyl radicals compared with common European fruit and vegetable juices recently analysed. In… 
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