Antioxidant Compounds from Vegetable Matrices: Biosynthesis, Occurrence, and Extraction Systems.

Auteur(s) :
Baiano A., Del Nobile MA.
Date :
Sep, 2015
Source(s) :
Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr.. #56:12 p2053-68
Adresse :
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, degli Alimenti e dell'Ambiente , University of Foggia , Via Napoli, 25 - 71122 Foggia , Italy. antonietta.baiano@unifg.it

Sommaire de l'article

Natural antioxidants such as vitamin C, tocopherols and tocotrienols, carotenoids, and phenolic compounds are largely distributed in plant products. Most of them are not synthesized by human and need to be introduced with diet according to the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI). This work was aimed to give a comprehensive overview on the occurrence of these antioxidants in plants, in particular in plant foods, on the mechanisms of biosynthesis, and on conventional (liquid-liquid or solid-liquid extraction, Soxhlet) and innovative (enzymatic-assisted, pressurized fluid, supercritical fluid, ultrasound-assisted, microwave-assisted, pulsed electric field) extraction systems.

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