International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

Phytochemical Constituents And In Vitro Radical Scavenging Activity Of Different Cladodes Juice Of Cactacea Cultivars From Different Areas In Morocco

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A Boutakiout, D Elothmani D, M Mahrouz, I Hmid, H Hanine



Keywords: Cladode, Prickly, cactacee, diatery fiber, Antioxidant activity, polyphenols, flavonoids, DPPH, FRAP, TEAC.



ABSTRACT: The antioxidant activities of prickly pear cladode juice were studied by DPPH, TEAC and FRAP methods. The chemical composition of the samples was determined by liquid chromatography. The antioxidant properties of different cladode juice for different regions were studied. The region of EL Kelaa registered the highest values in antioxidant activities and total polyphenols: 13.19 mmol Fe2+/L, 70.21 mg Trolox/L, 4654.83 mg Trolox/L were done by FRAP, DPPH and TEAC assays respectively and 477, 95 mg Gallic acid / L in polyphenols content. Spiny cladodes had higher values for most analyses compared to spineless cladodes. A correlation between polyphenols, flavonoids and antioxidant activity was observed, which indicates the implication of those components in antioxidant power. Results of the present study confirmed that bimolecular compounds of cladode juice can be used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications.



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