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Title: Is Portugal a country of propolis diversity?
Authors: Falcão, Soraia
Batista, Vânia
Cardoso, Susana M.
Domingues, M.R.M.
Vilas-Boas, Miguel
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Falcão, S.; Batista, V.; Cardoso, S.M.; Domingues, M.R.M.; Vilas-Boas, Miguel (2010) - Is Portugal a country of propolis diversity?. In International Symposium on Authenticity and Quality of Bee Products. Creta
Abstract: Portugal geographical situation and therefore their floral diversity points towards the existence of typical propolis from temperate zones, where bud exudates of poplar trees (Populus species) are the main source of this honeybee product With the exception of Madeira and Azores Islands, where the floral diversity could present significant differ· ences, it would be expected to find a product rich in flavonoid aglycones (flavones and flavanones), phenolic acids and their esters, characteristic of European propolis, In order to clarify this issue, several propolis samples were collected along the country, including islands, and their colour, ashes, content of wax, phenols and flavonoids, as also their phenolic profile, were determined,
Peer review: yes
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