betalain

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betalain

[′bed·ə‚lān]
(biochemistry)
The name for a group of 35 red or yellow compounds found only in plants of the family Caryophyllales, including red beets, red chard, and cactus fruits.
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Increment in drying temperature led to significant reduction of betacyanins and betaxanthins in pitaya peels, which is consistent with Mello et al.
The temperature of 50[degrees]C would be the most adequate for pitaya peel drying, because it retains high concentrations of betacyanins and betaxanthins, which highlights its potential to be used by industries to replace artificial dyes, promoting benefits to health, such as antioxidant activity.
A class of water soluble nitrogen containing plant pigments of the order Caryophyllales which consists of the yellow betaxanthins and the violet betacyanins (Gandia-Herrero, Escribano, & Garcia-Carmona, 2005; Yusuf, Shabbir, & Mohammad, 2017).
The cultivation media known as M1 and M2 were more efficient in the production of betaxanthins.
Additionally, previous studies reported a superior stability of betacyanins in comparison to betaxanthins [2].
tricolor) is rich in natural colorants such as carotenoids, betaxanthins and anthocyanins (Cai et al.
The yellowish pigments that give the visible glow are called betaxanthins.
Betalaines, another class of naturally occurring pigments found in beets, contain betacyanins, which are red, and betaxanthins, which are yellow.
The Findings: Beets (except white varieties) contain water-soluble pigments called betalains, composed of the redpurple betacyanins and the yellow-orange betaxanthins.
1997), which are composed of two main groups: the red betacyanins and the yellow betaxanthins.