Antioxidant Properties of Water-Soluble Gum from Flaxseed Hulls
AbstractSoluble flaxseed gum (SFG) was extracted from flax (Linum usitatissimum) hulls using hot water, and its functional groups and antioxidant properties were investigated using infrared spectroscopy and different antioxidant assays (2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2,2′-azino-bis(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulphonic acid (ABTS), reducing power capacity, and β-carotene bleaching inhibition assay), respectively. The antioxidant capacity of SFG showed interesting DPPH radical-scavenging capacity (IC50 SFG = 2.5 mg·mL−1), strong ABTS radical scavenging activity (% inhibition ABTS = 75.6% ± 2.6% at 40 mg·mL−1), high reducing power capacity (RPSFG = 5 mg·mL−1), and potent β-carotene bleaching inhibition activity (IC50 SFG = 10 mg·mL−1). All of the obtained results demonstrate the promising potential use of SFG in numerous industrial applications, and a way to valorize flaxseed hulls. View Full-Text
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Bouaziz, F.; Koubaa, M.; Barba, F.J.; Roohinejad, S.; Chaabouni, S.E. Antioxidant Properties of Water-Soluble Gum from Flaxseed Hulls. Antioxidants 2016, 5, 26.
Bouaziz F, Koubaa M, Barba FJ, Roohinejad S, Chaabouni SE. Antioxidant Properties of Water-Soluble Gum from Flaxseed Hulls. Antioxidants. 2016; 5(3):26.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bouaziz, Fatma; Koubaa, Mohamed; Barba, Francisco J.; Roohinejad, Shahin; Chaabouni, Semia E. 2016. "Antioxidant Properties of Water-Soluble Gum from Flaxseed Hulls." Antioxidants 5, no. 3: 26.