betanin


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betanin

[′bēd·ə·nən]
(biochemistry)
An anthocyanin that contains nitrogen and constitutes the principal pigment of garden beets.
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[USPRwire, Thu May 23 2019] Some of the restraints present in the market are easy degradation of betanin in the presence of light, temperature, and pH value.
[ClickPress, Thu May 23 2019] Some of the restraints present in the market are easy degradation of betanin in the presence of light, temperature, and pH value.
Effect of growth regulators benzyladenine and chlorcholinchloride on pure protein, carbohydrates and the two pigments (chlorophyll and betanin) of Beta vulgaris, Bodenkultur 36: 45-52.
For quantification of betacyanin and betaxanthin content, we used the molecular weight (Mw) and molar extinction coefficient ([epsilon]) of betanin (Mw= 550 g/mol; [epsilon] = 60,000 L/mol x cm in water; [lambda] = 536nm) and indicaxanthin (Mw = 308 g/mol; [epsilon] = 48,000 L/mol x cm in water; [lambda] = 481 nm), respectively.
Tan, "Betanin reduces the accumulation and cross-links of collagen in high-fructose-fed rat heart through inhibiting non-enzymatic glycation," Chemico-Biological Interactions, vol.
Reddanna, "Betanin a betacyanin pigment purified from fruits of Opuntia ficus-indica induces apoptosis in human chronic myeloid leukemia cell line-K562," Phytomedicine, vol.
Han, "Betanin attenuates oxidative stress and inflammatory reaction in kidney of paraquat-treated rat," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
The aim of this work was to determine the effect of supplementing different fertilizers (organic, chemical, biofertilizer and yeast) and different harvesting stages on growth, bioconstituents (polyphenols and betanin) and in vitro antioxidant activity of red beet roots.
Betanin attenuates paraquat- induced liver toxicity through a mitocondrial pathway.
Butera D, Tesoriere L, Di Gaudio F, Bongiorno A, Allegra M, Pintaudi AM, Kohen R, Livrea A (2002) Antioxidant activities of sicilian prickly pear (Opuntia ficus indica) fruits extracts and reducing properties of its betalains: betanin and indicaxanthin.
Cleavage of betanin and isobetanina, which can also be induced by bases (SCHLIEMANN et al., 1999), generates the bright yellow acid betalamic and cyclo-Dopa-5-0-glycoside colorless.
[1.] Butera D, Tesoriere L, Di Gaudio F, Bongiorno A, Allegra M and AM Pintaudi Antioxidant activities of Sicilian prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) fruit extracts and reducing properties of its betalains: Betanin and indicaxanthin.