Validation of Analytical Method of Marker Compounds in Extract of Pear Pomace as a Functional Health Ingredient

건강기능식품 원료로서 나주 배박 추출물의 지표성분 분석법 벨리데이션

  • Cho, Eun-Jung (Department of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Mokpo National University) ;
  • Bang, Mi-Ae (Department Jeonnam Bioindustry Foundation, Food Research Institute) ;
  • Cho, Seung-Sik (Department of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Mokpo National University)
  • 조은정 (목포대학교 약학과) ;
  • 방미애 (전라남도 생물산업진흥재단 식품산업연구센터) ;
  • 조승식 (목포대학교 약학과)
  • Received : 2015.07.13
  • Accepted : 2015.09.22
  • Published : 2015.11.30


This study was conducted to establish an HPLC analysis method for determination of marker compounds as part of materials standardization for development of health functional food materials from pear pomace. The quantitative determination method of caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid as marker compounds of pear pomace extract (PPE) was optimized by HPLC analysis using a C18 column ($5{\times}250mm$, $5{\mu}m$) with a 0.2% elution gradient of acetic acid and methanol as the mobile phase at a flow rate of 0.8 mL/min and detection wavelength of 330 nm. The HPLC/UV method was applied successfully to the quantification of marker compounds in PPE after validation of the method with linearity, accuracy, and precision. The method showed high linearity of the calibration curve with a coefficient of correlation ($R^2$) of 0.9999, and limit of detection and limit of quantification were $1.14{\mu}g/mL$ (caffeic acid) and $1.61{\mu}g/mL$ (chlorogenic acid) as well as $4.9{\mu}g/mL$ (caffeic acid) and $4.9{\mu}g/mL$ (chlorogenic acid), respectively. Relative standard deviation values from intra- and inter-day precision were less than 3.1% (caffeic acid) and 4.0% (chlorogenic acid), respectively. Recovery rates of caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid at 12.5, 25, and $50{\mu}g/mL$ were 93.66~106.32% and 97.33~105.68%, respectively. An optimized method for extraction of caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid in PPE was established through diverse extraction conditions, and the validation indicated that the method is very useful for evaluation of marker compounds in PPE to develop a health functional food material.

본 연구진은 배박 추출물이 지방세포 대사를 저해함을 확인 하였으며, 배박을 건강기능식품 개별 인정형 소재로 개발하고자 하였다. 소재 개발에 앞서 배박 분석방법을 확립하고자 하였으며, 본 연구에서는 배박에서 확인된 성분인 caffeic acid 및 chlorogenic acid를 HPLC/UV system을 이용해 분석방법을 최적화하였다. 분석법이 타당한지를 검토하기 위하여 분석법 벨리데이션을 수행하였으며, 직선성, 일간 일내 정확성, 정밀성 검출한계 및 검량한계를 확인하였다. 본 시험분석법으로 배박 추출물 분석 시 지표물질이 다른 물질의 간섭 없이 안정되게 분석되는 것을 확인하였다. 따라서 본 분석방법은 배박 추출물 기능성 원료 표준화를 위한 시험법으로 적합한 것으로 판단되었다. 본 시험법에 따라 에탄올 투입량에 따른 배박 추출물 내의 caffeic acid 및 chlorogenic acid의 함량을 분석하였으며, 에탄올 투입에 따른 대상 성분의 추출율을 조절할 수 있음을 보여주었다. 따라서 본 연구를 통하여 확립된 분석법이 배박 추출물 개별 인정형 건강기능식품 기능성 원료 개발을 위한 기초 자료로 활용될 것으로 사료된다.



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