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Screening of antioxidant activity of Gentian Lutea root and its application in Oil-in-Water Emulsions

Author
Azman, A.; Segovia, F.; Martinez, F.; Gil, E.; Almajano, María Pilar
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Antioxidants
Date of publication
2014
Volume
3
Number
2
First page
455
Last page
471
DOI
https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox3020455 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/23532 Open in new window
URL
http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3921/3/2/455 Open in new window
Abstract
Gentiana Lutea root (G. Lutea) is a medicinal herb, traditionally used as a bitter tonic in gastrointestinal ailments for improving the digestive system. The active principles of G. Lutea were found to be secoiridoid bitter compounds as well as many other active compounds causing the pharmacological effects. No study to date has yet determined the potential of G. Lutea antioxidant activity on lipid oxidation. Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an extract of G. Lutea on li...
Citation
Mohd Azman , N. [et al.]. Screening of antioxidant activity of Gentian Lutea root and its application in Oil-in-Water Emulsions. "Antioxidants", 2014, vol. 3, núm. 2, p. 455-471.
Keywords
Gentiana Lutea, HPLC, antioxidant, lipid oxidation
Group of research
UMA - Sustainable Agriculture and Food Quality

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