publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Tannin analysis of chestnut bark samples (Castanea sativa Mill.) by HPLC-DAD–MS

Patrizia Comandini; María Jesús Lerma-García; Ernesto Francisco Simó-Alfonso; Tullia Gallina Toschi;
  • Published: 01 Aug 2014
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Italy
In the present investigation, an HPLC-DAD/ESI-MS method for the complete analysis of tannins and other phenolic compounds of different commercial chestnut bark samples was developed. A total of seven compounds (vescalin, castalin, gallic acid, vescalagin, 1-O-galloyl castalagin, castalagin and ellagic acid) were separated and quantified, being 1-O-galloyl castalagin tentatively identified and found for the first time in chestnut bark samples. Thus, this method provided information regarding the composition and quality of chestnut bark samples, which is required since these samples are commercialised due to their biochemical properties as ingredients of food supp...
free text keywords: Food Science, Analytical Chemistry, General Medicine, Gallic acid, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Tannin, chemistry.chemical_classification, Chromatography, Ellagic acid, Castalagin, Castalin, Bark, visual_art.visual_art_medium, visual_art, Composition (visual arts), High-performance liquid chromatography, Chestnut bark, Ellagitannins
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