Betalains

Known as: Betalains [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Compounds derived from TYROSINE via betalamic acid, including BETAXANTHINS and BETACYANINS. They are found in the Caryophyllales order of PLANTS and… (More)
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2007
2007
Betacyanins in peel and flesh of fruits of different Hylocereus species were identified by means of GC/MS, electrospray MS/MS… (More)
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2005
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2005
Total phenolics, ascorbic acid, and betalain contents of differently colored cactus pear clones (nine Opuntia ficus-indica [L… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Betalains were recently identified as natural antioxidants. However, little is known about their bioavailability from… (More)
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2004
2004
It has been suggested that some pigments would have antioxidant properties and that their presence in dietary constituents would… (More)
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2003
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2003
Antioxidant activity of betalain pigments (seven pure compounds and four combined fractions) from plants of the family… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Betalains replace the anthocyanins in flowers and fruits of plants of most families of the Caryophyllales. Unexpectedly, they… (More)
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2001
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2001
Antioxidant nutrients from fruits and vegetables are believed to be a class of compounds that exert their effects in humans by… (More)
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2001
2001
The betalains of yellow, orange and red inflorescences of common cockscomb (Celosia argentea var. cristata) were compared and… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Interest in food colorants as shown by the number of patents has doubled in recent years with natural pigments outnumbering… (More)
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