Evaluation of Extraction Methods for the Analysis of Carotenoids for Different Vegetable Matrix

Stancuta Scrob, Sevastita Muste, Crina Muresan, Anca Farcas, Sonia Socaci, Romina Vlaic

Abstract


In this study, different solvents were used to achieve the maximum extractibility of total carotenoids. The extracted total carotenoids were estimated using UV- visible spectrophotometer. Carotenoids from vegetable matrix can be used as a food colorant, food additive, cosmetics, antioxidants and nutraceuticals.


Keywords


Cucurbita maxima L.; Hippophae Rhamnonides; Zea mays L.; total carotenoids

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-fst:9500

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