Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/53022
Type of publication: Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or Scopus DB conference proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Chemijos inžinerija / Chemical engineering (T005)
Author(s): Česonienė, Laima;Daubaras, Remigijus;Kraujalytė, Vilma;Venskutonis, Petras Rimantas
Title: Selection of new half-highbush blueberry cultivars with higher contents of biologically active compounds
Is part of: Acta horticulturae : 3rd Balkan symposium on fruit growing, Belgrade, Serbia, September 16-18, 2015 / editors D. Milatovic, J. Milivojevic, D. Nikolic. Leuven : International Society for Horticultural Science, 2016, vol. 1139
Extent: p. 665-670
Date: 2016
Keywords: Accinium;Antioxidant activity;Biochemical composition
Abstract: Interest in the biochemical composition of blueberries has been intensified because of the increased awareness of their healthful properties. The indigenous species bog blueberry (Vaccinium uliginosum) and half-highbush blueberry cultivars ‘Northblue’, ‘Danutė’, ‘Freda’, ‘Putte’ and genotype ‘No. 16’ were investigated in this study. The Lithuanian cultivars ‘Freda’ and ‘Danutė’ were characteristic for large amounts of quinic acid (3265.60 and 3336.67 µg mL-1, respectively) and accumulated the highest content of rutin (12.73 and 17.11 µg mL-1, respectively). The juice of V. uliginosum and newly bred blueberry genotype ‘No. 16’, and cultivars ‘Danutė’ and ‘Freda’ demonstrated high antioxidant properties measured by the ABTS•+ scavenging assay, ferric reducing power assay and oxygen radical absorbance capacity. The presence of large amounts of biologically active compounds enables their use as potent antioxidants. This study corroborates the value of half-highbush genotypes as a potential source of biologically active substances for functional food and pharmaceuticals
Internet: https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1139.114
Affiliation(s): Kauno technologijos universitetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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