The Antioxidant Activity of Maesil (Prunus mume)

매실(Prunus mume)의 항산화성

  • Published : 2004.06.30


Antioxidant artivity of Maesil (Prunus mume) was evaluated based on peroxide value (POV), thiobarbiturie acid reactive substances (TBARS value), and electron-donating ability using 1,1-diphenyl-2-pycryl hydrazil (DPPH) method. POVs for soybean oil with 0.02% antioxtdants were 276.93, 223.32, 217.38, 238.40, and 226.55 meq/kg in control, ascorbic acid, dibutyl hydroxytoluene (BHT), extract of dehydrated Maesil flesh (EDMF), and extract of dehydrated Maesil juice (EDMJ), respectively, Antioxidant activities for TBA values were 29.94. 45.35 13.81, and 25.00% In ascorbic acid, BHT, EDMF, and EDMJ, respectively. Electron-donating abilities by DPPH were 96.69, 77.82, 34.84, and 43.50% in ascorbic acid, BHT, EDMF, and EDMJ, respectively, EDAs by DPPH with 0.02% EDMF and EDMJ were 53.21 and 59.19%, respectively.


antioxidant activity;Maesil;POV;TBA;electron donating ability


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