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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… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Extensive structure elucidation has revealed a remarkable diversity of structures for carotenoids, anthocyanins, and betalains… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Total phenolics, ascorbic acid, and betalain contents of differently colored cactus pear clones (nine Opuntia ficus-indica [L… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Betalains were recently identified as natural antioxidants. However, little is known about their bioavailability from… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
It has been suggested that some pigments would have antioxidant properties and that their presence in dietary constituents would… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Betalains replace the anthocyanins in flowers and fruits of plants of most families of the Caryophyllales. Unexpectedly, they… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Antioxidant activity of betalain pigments (seven pure compounds and four combined fractions) from plants of the family… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sicilian cultivars of prickly pear (Opuntia ficus indica) produce yellow, red, and white fruits, due to the combination of two… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Betaxanthins, the yellow-orange water-soluble pigments from yellow beet (Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris cv. Bejo Zaden) and cactus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Antioxidant nutrients from fruits and vegetables are believed to be a class of compounds that exert their effects in humans by… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
  • F. Francis
  • Critical reviews in food science and nutrition
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 31504550
Interest in food colorants as shown by the number of patents has doubled in recent years with natural pigments outnumbering… Expand
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