Effect of Heat Treatment on the Antioxidative and Antigenotoxic Activity of Extracts from Persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) Peel
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Heat treatment of persimmon peel (PP) increased the antioxidative activity of the 70% ethanolic extract (EE) and water extract (WE) from PP. EE and WE both prevented H<SUB>2</SUB>O<SUB>2</SUB>-induced DNA damage to human peripheral lymphocytes. The antioxidative and antigenotoxic activities of the PP extracts were significantly affected by heating.
- Agricultural and Biological Chemistry
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry 70(4), 999-1002, 2006-04-23
Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry