A Multi-Methodological Protocol to Characterize PDO Olive Oils
AbstractAn analytical approach including Panel Test, Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy was proposed to characterize Italian “Colline Pontine” PDO olive oils (40 samples) of two consecutive crop years. Our approach has evidenced the high quality of these olive oils. Only 6 of 40 olive oils samples were defined as “defective” by the official Panel Test due to the detection of negative sensory attributes. The low variability of isotopic data monitored by IRMS confirmed that the olive oil samples all came from a limited geographical area. NMR spectra did not evidence any chemical composition anomaly in the investigated samples. In order to assess the influence of harvesting year over the olive oil chemical composition, the NMR analysis was extended to other 22 olive oil samples of a third harvesting year. NMR data were submitted to two different statistical methods, namely, analysis of variance (ANOVA) and principal component analysis (PCA) allowing olive oils of three consecutive harvesting years to be grouped. View Full-Text
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Circi, S.; Ingallina, C.; Vista, S.; Capitani, D.; Di Vecchia, A.; Leonardi, G.; D’Achille, G.; Centauri, L.; Camin, F.; Mannina, L. A Multi-Methodological Protocol to Characterize PDO Olive Oils. Metabolites 2018, 8, 43.
Circi S, Ingallina C, Vista S, Capitani D, Di Vecchia A, Leonardi G, D’Achille G, Centauri L, Camin F, Mannina L. A Multi-Methodological Protocol to Characterize PDO Olive Oils. Metabolites. 2018; 8(3):43.Chicago/Turabian Style
Circi, Simone; Ingallina, Cinzia; Vista, Silvia; Capitani, Donatella; Di Vecchia, Andrea; Leonardi, Genesio; D’Achille, Giovanni; Centauri, Luigi; Camin, Federica; Mannina, Luisa. 2018. "A Multi-Methodological Protocol to Characterize PDO Olive Oils." Metabolites 8, no. 3: 43.
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