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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 566-567; doi:10.3390/50300566

Separation of the Pigment of an Amaranth

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Chair of Organic Chemistry , Chemistry Department , College of Exact and Natural Science , National University of La Pampa. Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina
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Published: 22 March 2000
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It is known that current quality requirements require the utilization of natural colorants in the foods. The objective of the present work is to extract the pigment amaranthus from fresh leaves of Amaranthus hypochondriacus L. cv Don Pedro to characterize it through spectroscopic techniques, to be used as natural colorants.
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Scoles, G.E.; Pattacini, S.H.; Covas, G.F. Separation of the Pigment of an Amaranth. Molecules 2000, 5, 566-567.

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