Nutritional composition, antioxidant capacity, and brain neuronal cell protective effect of cultivars of dried persimmon (Diospyros kaki)

품종별 곶감(Diospyros kaki)의 영양성분 분석, 산화방지 효과 및 뇌 신경세포 보호효과

  • Kim, Jong Min (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Park, Seon Kyeong (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Kang, Jin Yong (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Park, Sang Hyun (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Park, Su Bin (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Yoo, Seul Ki (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Han, Hye Ju (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Lee, Su-Gwang (National Institute of Forest Science, Division of Special Forest Products) ;
  • Lee, Uk (National Institute of Forest Science, Division of Special Forest Products) ;
  • Heo, Ho Jin (Division of Applied Life Science (BK21 Plus), Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University)
  • 김종민 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 박선경 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 강진용 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 박상현 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 박수빈 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 유슬기 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 한혜주 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원) ;
  • 이수광 (국립산림과학원 산림소득자원연구과) ;
  • 이욱 (국립산림과학원 산림소득자원연구과) ;
  • 허호진 (경상대학교 응용생명과학부(BK21 plus), 농업생명과학연구원)
  • Received : 2018.01.05
  • Accepted : 2018.02.20
  • Published : 2018.04.30


This study was conducted to compare nutritional analysis and neuroprotective effect of 5 cultivars of Diospyros kaki (Dungsi, Godongsi, Gojongsi, Gabjubaekmok, and Bansi). In nutritional analysis, three free sugars: sucrose, glucose, and fructose, and six fatty acids: tartaric acid, hexadecanoic acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid, octadecenamide, and octadecane, were detected. Potassium and phosphorus levels were the highest in inorganic component analysis, and glutamic acid and aspartic acid were the highest contents in amino acid analysis. Vitamin C was detected in all cultivars. Total phenolic content was the highest in Dungsi. Antioxidant activities such as ABTS (3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid), DPPH (1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl) radical scavenging activities, FRAP (ferric reducing/antioxidant power), and MDA (malondialdehyde) inhibitory effect were the highest in Gabjubaekmok. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity, cell viability, intracellular reactive oxygen species (ROS) accumulation, and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) release were measured to confirm the neuroprotective effect in MC-IXC cells. Gabjubaekmok showed significant acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibition and neuroprotection.


Diospyros kaki;astringent persimmon;nutritional composition;neuroprotective effect;MC-IXC cells


Grant : 떫은감의 뇌신경 세포보호 및 인지기능 개선 기작 구명 연구(I)

Supported by : 국립산림과학원, 산림청


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