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Bioactive Compounds in Lipid Fractions of Pumpkin (Cucurbita sp) Seeds for Use in Food
(Journal of Food Science, 2012-06-01) [Artigo]
Seeds are considered to be agro-industrial residues, which can be used as source of macronutrients and/or raw material for extraction of vegetable oils, since they present great quantities of bioactive compounds. This study ...
Fatty acids and bioactive compounds of the pulps and kernels of Brazilian palm species, guariroba (Syagrus oleraces), jeriva (Syagrus romanzoffiana) and macauba (Acrocomia aculeata)
(Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2012-02-01) [Artigo]
BACKGROUND: Bioactive compounds are capable of providing health benefits, reducing disease incidence or favoring body functioning. There is a growing search for vegetable oils containing such compounds. This study aimed ...
Yellow passion fruit seed oil (Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa): physical and chemical characteristics
(Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 2012-02-01) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to determine the chemical composition -physico-chemical properties, fatty acid and tocopherol compositions and total phenolic compounds -and evaluate the radical-scavenging activity of crude oil ...