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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(2), 232; https://doi.org/10.3390/app8020232

Enhanced Harnessing of the Graviola Bioactive Components Using a Neoteric Sonication Cum Microwave Coadjuvant Extraction Protocol

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Department of Bioresource and Food Science, Konkuk University, Seoul 143-701, Korea
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Department of Biotechnology, IIT, Madras, Chennai 600 036, India
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Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industrial Development Institute, Ministry of Industry, Addis Abeba 1000, Ethiopia
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Environmental Microbiology, Department of Environmental Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 143-701, Korea
Co-first authors—both authors have contributed equally in the manuscript.
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Received: 23 November 2017 / Revised: 25 January 2018 / Accepted: 29 January 2018 / Published: 2 February 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ultrasound in Extraction Processing)
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Abstract

Graviola is one of the most accomplished natural anticancer therapists gaining popularity in recent times. Harnessing the full benefit from tapping all of its rich bioactive reservoirs is absolutely worthy and mandatory. It is in this regard that a well optimized extraction methodology gains paramount importance. In case of Graviola, no sophistication in terms of extraction methods is reported. A neoteric sonication cum microwave combined extraction technology was introduced that maximized the extraction process and minimized (7 min) the extraction time. The extraction efficiency was validated based on the significant enrichment of bioactive ingredients in Graviola extracts following the sonication cum microwave combined protocol. View Full-Text
Keywords: Graviola; bioactivity; microwave; sonication; acoustic cavitation Graviola; bioactivity; microwave; sonication; acoustic cavitation
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Chun, S.C.; Xiaomin, S.; Anthonydhason, V.; Jung, H.; Tilahun Belachew, S.; Gopal, J.; Paul, D. Enhanced Harnessing of the Graviola Bioactive Components Using a Neoteric Sonication Cum Microwave Coadjuvant Extraction Protocol. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 232.

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