Chemical profiling analysis of Maca using UHPLC-ESI-Orbitrap MS coupled with UHPLC-ESI-QqQ MS and the neuroprotective study on its active ingredients

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Yanyan Zhou ; Peng Li ; Adelheid Brantner ; Hongjie Wang ; Xinbin Shu ; Jian Yang ; Nan Si ; Lingyu Han ; Haiyu Zhao ; Baolin Bian (2017)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 7 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5356334, doi: 10.1038/srep44660
  • Subject: Article

Lepidium meyenii (Maca), originated from Peru, has been cultivated widely in China as a popular health care food. However, the chemical and effective studies of Maca were less in-depth, which restricted its application seriously. To ensure the quality of Maca, a feasibl... View more
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