publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Dietary Polyphenols

Rong Tsao;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Dec 2010 Journal: Nutrients, volume 2, pages 1,231-1,246 (eissn: 2072-6643, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Polyphenols are the biggest group of phytochemicals, and many of them have been found in plant-based foods. Polyphenol-rich diets have been linked to many health benefits. This paper is intended to review the chemistry and biochemistry of polyphenols as related to classification, extraction, separation and analytical methods, their occurrence and biosynthesis in plants, and the biological activities and implications in human health. The discussions are focused on important and most recent advances in the above aspects, and challenges are identified for future research.
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Review, polyphenols, phenolics, phenolic acids, flavonoids, extraction, separation, cell signal modulation, Health benefits, Polyphenol, Biology, Human health, Antioxidant, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, Biochemistry, lcsh:Nutrition. Foods and food supply, lcsh:TX341-641
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