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Type of publication: Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or / and Scopus (S1)
Field of Science: Agronomija / Agronomy (A001)
Author(s): Jeznach, Maria;Danilčenko, Honorata;Jarienė, Elvyra;Kulaitienė, Jurgita;Černiauskienė, Judita
Title: Accumulation of antioxidative vitamins and minerals in seeds of oil pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L. var. styriaca) cultivars
Is part of: Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. Helsinki : WFL Publisher., 2012, Vol. 10, No. 1
Extent: p. 245-247
Date: 2012
Keywords: Oil pumpkin seeds;Vitamin C;Ttocopherols (α-, β-, δ-, γ-);Carotenoids;Selenium;Zinc
Abstract: Oil pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L. var. styriaca) seeds are alternative horticultural products containing important biologically active components. The objective of the three-years study was to determine the accumulation of tocopherols (α-, β-, δ-, γ-), vitamin C, carotenoids and mineral elements selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn) in seeds of oil pumpkin cultivars Miranda, Golosemiannaja, Herakles, Danaja and Olga. Analysis of different vitamin E isomers states the predominance of γ-tocopherol, irrespective of cultivar. Seeds of cv. Miranda accumulated highest amounts of all tocopherol isomers compared with other cvs. Vitamin C was accumulated in seeds of all oil pumpkin cvs. very similarly and contents fluctuated from 4.13 to 4.53 mg/ 100 g. The highest amount of lutein was found in seeds of ‘Golosemiannaja’ (187.29 μg g-1) and the smallest amount in ‘Miranda’ (20.25 μg g-1) seeds. The highest accumulation of Se was characteristic for seeds of ‘Danaja’ (0.09 mg kg-1) and significantly lower for ‘Olga’ (0.04 mg kg-1). Our results showed that seeds of ‘Miranda’, ‘Herakles’ and ‘Golosemiannaja’ accumulated the highest amount of Zn compared to seeds of other oil pumpkin cultivars
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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