n/a
Article Publish Status: FREE
Abstract Title:

Green extraction of polyphenols from citrus peel by-products and their antifungal activity against.

Abstract Source:

Food Chem X. 2021 Dec 30 ;12:100144. Epub 2021 Oct 25. PMID: 34761200

Abstract Author(s):

Yue Liu, Meryem Benohoud, Joseph Hubert Galani Yamdeu, Yun Yun Gong, Caroline Orfila

Article Affiliation:

Yue Liu

Abstract:

is a pathogenic fungus associated with food safety issues worldwide. This study investigated the antifungal activity of citrus peel extracts prepared using food-grade solvents (hot water or ethanol). Mandarin () peel ethanol extracts inhibited the mycelial growth of(39.60%) more effectively than those of orange (32.31%) and lemon (13.51%) after 7 days of incubation. The growth ofcould be completely inhibited by mandarin extracts at 300-400 mg mL, depending on the extraction solvent. Solid-phase extraction (SPE) separated the polyphenol-rich fractions, which showed up to 40% higher antifungal activity than crude extracts. Twelve polyphenols (2 phenolic acids and 10 flavonoids) were identified by HPLC-DAD, narirutin and hesperidin were the most abundant. In conclusion, citrus peels are promising bioresources of antifungal agents with potential applications in food and other industries.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

Print Options


Key Research Topics

Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.

© Copyright 2008-2022 GreenMedInfo.com, Journal Articles copyright of original owners, MeSH copyright NLM.