publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Sorbus aucuparia and Sorbus aria as a Source of Antioxidant Phenolics, Tocopherols, and Pigments

Katarina P. Šavikin; Gordana M. Zdunić; Dijana B. Krstić-Milošević; Helena J. Šircelj; Danijela D. Stešević; Dejan S. Pljevljakušić;
  • Published: 01 Dec 2017
Due to its nutritive and medicinal properties, berries of some Sorbus species are used for the preparation of jams and jelly as well as in traditional medicine. On the other hand, their chemical composition is not much studied especially of those grown in Balkan Peninsula. We have analyzed individual phenolics, tocopherols, carotenoids and chlorophylls using HPLC in berries from Sorbus aucuparia and S. aria collected in different localities in Serbia and Montenegro together with the amounts of total phenolics and proanthocyanidins as well as their radical scavenging activity against DPPH radical. Berries of S. aucuparia were richer source of polyphenolics in com...
free text keywords: Antioxidant, Phenolics, Pigments, Sorbus, Tocopherols, Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, General Chemistry, Molecular Biology, General Medicine, biology.organism_classification, biology, Polyphenol, DPPH, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Sorbus aucuparia, Proanthocyanidin, Carotenoid, chemistry.chemical_classification, Sorbus aria, Botany, Chlorogenic acid
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