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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or Scopus DB conference proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Agronomija / Agronomy (A001)
Author(s): Jarienė, Elvyra;Vaitkevičienė, Nijolė;Chupachina, Natalija;Poltavskaya, Raisa L;Kita, Agnieszka
Title: Antioxidant compounds and antioxidant activity in blue-fleshed potatoes
Is part of: Rural development 2013 : 6th international scientific conference, 28-29 November, 2013, Akademija : proceedings. Akademija : Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Vol. 6, b. 2 (2013)
Extent: p. 119-122
Date: 2013
Keywords: Potatoes;Blue colour of tubers‘ flesh;Antioxidants
Abstract: The varieties of potatoes, which tuber flesh has blue colour, are not widely known in our country. However, the interest of such kind of potatoes due to their antioxidant compounds: polyphenols (anthocyanin, leucoanthocyanin, catechin) and vitamin C, is rapidly increasing. The aim of the study was determine the content of the main antioxidant compounds and the total water-soluble antioxidant content of potato tubers with blue flesh. Varieties of potatoes such as ‘Blue Congo’ and ‘Vitelotte’, which flesh of the tuber had blue colour, have been investigated. Research results showed that the amounts of anthocyanins and leucoanthocyanins were substantially higher in ‘Vitelotte’ potato tubers. Catechins content essentially 1.7 times higher was in ‘Blue Congo’ potato tubers than in ‘Vitelotte’. The amount of vitamin C and the total water-soluble antioxidant content of potato tubers of both genotypes was similar, significant differences were not identified
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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