Determination of Total Phenolics, Flavonoids and Antioxidant Capacity of Methanolic Extracts of Some Brassica Seeds

Maria DoiniÅ£a Borș, Sonia Socaci, Maria Tofană, Vlad Mureșan, Ana Viorica Pop, Melinda Nagy, Romina Vlaic

Abstract


Cruciferous vegetables are rich in nutrients and bioactive compounds. Seeds are highly nutritious and they are becoming more and more popular in nowadays diets. In the present study various types of radish and mustard seeds were evaluated on the basis of the total phenolic content (TPC), total flavonoid content (TFC) and the antioxidant potential, using simple spectrophotometric methods.

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Antioxidant capacity, flavonoids, mustard seeds, polyphenols, radish seeds.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-fst:10469

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