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Bioactive microconstituents and antioxidant properties of wild edible mushrooms from the island of Lesvos, Greece.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23354393     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Crude composition, fatty acids, sterols, total phenolic content (TPC), individual polyphenols and terpenic acids were determined in five wild edible mushrooms species (Lactarius deliciosus, Lactarius sanguifluus, Lactarius semisanguifluus, Russula delica, Suillus bellinii) from Lesvos Island, Greece. In addition, the DPPH scavenging capacity, the ferric ion reducing power (FRAP) and the ferrous ion chelating activity of mushroom methanolic extracts were assessed. Among sterols, ergosterol predominated at concentrations 9.2-18.0mg/100g fw. Total phenolic content of mushroom extracts ranged from 6.0 to 20.8mg GAE/100g fw. Up to 19 simple polyphenols were determined in mushrooms extracts, the more abundant being p-OH-benzoic acid, p-OH-phenylacetic acid, o-coumaric acid, ferulic acid and chrysin. In addition, the triterpenic acids oleanolic and ursolic were detected for the first time in mushrooms. All species exerted antioxidant activity and ferrous ion chelating capacity. Principal component analysis revealed good correlations between TPC, DPPH and FRAP but not with metal chelating activity. It seems that mushrooms polyphenols exert antiradical and reducing activities, but they are not strong metal chelators, the observed chelating ability being probably due to other classes of compounds. To our knowledge, this is the first report on the bioactive microconstituents and antioxidant activity of wild Greek edible mushrooms.
Nick Kalogeropoulos; Amalia E Yanni; Georgios Koutrotsios; Maria Aloupi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2013-01-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1873-6351     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Chem. Toxicol.     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-25     Completed Date:  2013-09-23     Revised Date:  2014-01-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8207483     Medline TA:  Food Chem Toxicol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  378-85     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Agaricales / chemistry*
Antioxidants / pharmacology*
Fatty Acids / analysis
Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Nutritive Value
Polyphenols / analysis
Principal Component Analysis
Sterols / analysis
Terpenes / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antioxidants; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Polyphenols; 0/Sterols; 0/Terpenes
Comment In:
Food Chem Toxicol. 2013 Dec;62:964   [PMID:  23917021 ]

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