publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Antioxidants: Characterization, natural sources, extraction and analysis

Mircea Oroian; Isabel Escriche;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2015
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
[EN] Recently many review papers regarding antioxidants fromdifferent sources and different extraction and quantification procedures have been published. However none of them has all the information regarding antioxidants (chemistry, sources, extraction and quantification). This article tries to take a different perspective on antioxidants for the new researcher involved in this field. Antioxidants from fruit, vegetables and beverages play an important role in human health, for example preventing cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and lowering the incidence of different diseases. In this paper the main classes of antioxidants are presented: vitamins, carotenoid...
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free text keywords: Antioxidant, Chemical structures, Extraction, Identification, Quantification, TECNOLOGIA DE ALIMENTOS, Polyphenol, Chromatography, Capillary electrophoresis, Human health, Chemistry, Health benefits
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