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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Functional properties of spice extracts obtained via supercritical fluid extraction|
|Abstract:||In the present study the antioxidant, anticancer, and anti mycobacterial activities of extracts from ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe), rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.), and turmeric (Curcuma longa W were evaluated. The extracts were obtained using supercritical CO2 with and without ethanol and/or isopropyl alcohol as cosolvent. The extracts' antioxidant power was assessed using the reaction between beta-carotene and linolenic acid, the anti mycobacterial activity against M. tuberculosis was measured by the MABA test, and their anticancer action was tested against nine human cancer ancestries: lung, breast, breast resistant, melanoma, colon, prostate, leukemia, and kidney. The rosemary extracts exhibited the strongest antioxidant and the lowest anti mycobacterial activities. Turmeric extracts showed the greatest antimycobacterial activity. Ginger and turmeric extracts showed selective anticancer activities.|
|Subject:||Curcuma longa L.|
Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
anti mycobacterial activity
|Editor:||Amer Chemical Soc|
|Citation:||Journal Of Agricultural And Food Chemistry. Amer Chemical Soc, v. 51, n. 9, n. 2520, n. 2525, 2003.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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