Application of Rapid Methods of Spectrophotometric Analysis (OD280) for Identification of Total Phenols from Grape Berries

  • Mihai-Lucian LUNG
  • Nastasia POP
  • Florentina CIOBANU
  • Anca BABEȘ
  • Claudiu BUNEA
  • Simona LAZAR
Keywords: total polyphenols, grapes, absorbance, Folin-Ciocâlteu, OD280


Polyphenols are the principal grape compounds associated with beneficial health effects.Analytical techniques for the quantification of phenolic compounds of grapes are mostly complicated,time consuming and costly. Method published by Somers and Evans in 1977 for determination of totalpolyphenols from grapes is rapid and inexpensive.