A Comparative Assessment of alpha-Tocopherol Content and Antioxidant Activity of Some Fresh and Commercial Fruit Juices


Gonenc T. M. , KAYALAR H. , Erdogan T. , KIVÇAK B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.39, no.2, pp.215-220, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjb.2014.36744
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.215-220

Abstract

Aim: Fruits and vegetables are the main sources of antioxidant compounds and vitamins. In nature, alpha-tocopherol, is the most abundant and biologically active form of Vitamin E. The current study was aimed to investigate the antioxidant activity and alpha-tocopherol content of commercial and freshly squeezed fruit juices.