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February 12, 2018 Posted by In Matrix Science Pharma (MSP)

ABSTRACT

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND OPTIMISATION OF ULTRASONIC-ASSISTED EXTRACTION BY RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGY OF ARONIA MELANOCARPA ANTHOCYANINS

Journal: Matrix Science Pharma (MSP)
Author: Shanshan Chen, Xianjun Meng, Yuehua Wang, Xiyun Sun

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited

DOI: 10.26480/msp.01.2018.06.09

The Based on one-factor-at-a-time experiments, response surface methodology was employed to optimize ultrasound-assisted extraction of Aronia melanocarpa berries (chokeberry; AMP). The optimum extraction conditions were determined as follows: ethanol concentration 62%, ultrasonic power 198 W, liquid-solid ratio 19 (mL/g) and ultrasonic time 44 min. Under this condition, AMP anthocyanin yield was 4.31893 mg/g with a 1.67 % error compared with the actual value, which showed that the model and the optimization process was feasible. Additionally, superoxide anion radical (O2-·) radical scavenging activities of AMP extracts and VC was comparatively analyzed and the result revealed that the antioxidant activity of AMP extracts was superior to VC.
Pages 06-09
Year 2018
Issue 1
Volume 2

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