DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.02.005
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Ambati Padmaja, Nunna B. L. Prasad

Abstract: This work was undertaken to explore the potential of fruit waste materials as sources of natural antioxidants. Kernels of four varieties of mangoes of Indian origin were studied. Kernels were extracted with five different solvents, tested for extraction efficiency and total phenolic content (TPC). As the methanol proved to be the best solvent, it was used for further analysis. The methanolic extracts of kernels had reducing power (RP) and scavenged 2, 2 diphenyl-1-picryl hydrazyl (DPPH) radical, which is relat…

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