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Title: Rumex induratus leaves: interesting dietary source of potencial bioactive compounds
Author: Ferreres, F.
Ribeiro, V.
Gil Izquierdo, A.
Rodrigues, M.A.
Seabra, R.M.
Andrade, P.B.
Valentão, P.
Keywords: Rumex induratus
Phenolic compounds
Oxalic acid
Antioxidant activity
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: ACS
Citation: Ferreres, F.; Ribeiro, V.; Gil Izquierdo, A.; Rodrigues, M.A.; Seabra, R.M.; Andrade, P. B.; Valentão, P. (2006) - Rumex induratus leaves: interesting dietary source of potencial bioactive compounds. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. ISSN 1520-5118. 54:16 (2006) p. 5782-5789
Abstract: The phenolic compounds of Rumex induratus leaves were determined by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS-ESI. The results revealed a profile composed of 19 compounds: caffeoyl-hexoside, two p-coumaroyl-hexoside isomers, feruloyl-hexoside, sinapoyl-hexoside, 6-C-hexosyl-quercetin, 8-C-hexosyl-luteolin, 6-C-hexosyl-luteolin, 6-C-hexosyl-apigenin, 3-O-hexosyl-quercetin, 3-O-rutinosyl-quercetin, 7-O-hexosyl-diosmetin, 3-O-rutinosyl-isorhamnetin, 7-O-(acetyl)-pento-hexosyl-diosmetin, 6-C-hexosyl-genkwanin, and four unidentified O-glycosyl-C-glycosylflavones. The quantification of the identified phenolics by HPLC-DAD showed 6-C-hexosyl-luteolin as the main compound. Organic acid composition was determined by HPLC-UV, revealing a high content of oxalic acid. R. induratus was also investigated for its capacity to act as a scavenger of DPPH and superoxide radicals. Good antioxidative results were obtained against both radicals. Unlike other species of the genus Rumex, R. induratus did not present any anthraquinone derivative.
ISSN: 1520-5118
Publisher Version: 54(16)
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