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Provedor de dados:  Ciênc. Tecnol. Aliment.
País:  Brazil
Título:  Bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity in fruits of clone and ungrafted genotypes of yellow mombin tree
Autores:  Silva,Fernanda Vanessa Gomes da
Silva,Silvanda de Melo
Silva,Gerciane Cabral da
Mendonça,Rejane Maria Nunes
Alves,Ricardo Elesbão
Dantas,Ana Lima
Data:  2012-12-01
Ano:  2012
Palavras-chave:  Spondias mombin L.
Carotenoids
Polyphenols
Yellow flavonoids
Inhibition of oxidation
Plant breeding
Resumo:  Yellow mombin is a fruit tree that grows spontaneously in the Semi-Arid Northeastern Brazil. Its fruits are still extractively exploited. The pulp of yellow mombin fruit stands out regarding the commercial aspect due to the characteristic flavor and aroma felt when consumed in diverse ways. This study aimed to evaluate the presence of bioactive compounds, total extractable polyphenols, and antioxidant activity of yellow mombin fruits (Spondias mombin, L.), from clone and ungrafted genotypes. The fruits were harvested at commercial maturity from twelve yellow mombin tree genotypes from an experimental orchard located at the municipality of Joao Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil, and evaluated for chlorophyll, carotenoids, yellow flavonoids, total extractable polyphenols, and antioxidant activity, which was measured by the β-carotene/linoleic acid method. The antioxidant activity showed a percentage of inhibition of oxidation higher than 75% for all genotypes evaluated at the time of 120 minutes. The fruits from clone genotypes showed a higher percentage of antioxidant activity.
Tipo:  Info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Idioma:  Inglês
Identificador:  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0101-20612012000400008
Editor:  Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos
Relação:  10.1590/S0101-20612012005000101
Formato:  text/html
Fonte:  Food Science and Technology v.32 n.4 2012
Direitos:  info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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