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Camu-Camu (Myrciaria dubia) from the Amazon

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.8, No. 7)

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Page : 345-346

Keywords : Antioxidant capacity; Fruits of the Amazon; Vitamin C.;

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Camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia)H.B.K.) Mc Vaugh fruits are promising sources of various bioactive compounds such as vitamin C. Camu-camu is a fruit native to the Amazon region and is considered the greatest natural source of vitamin C worldwide are also good sources of minerals. The objective of this sudy was to analyze pulp camu-camu throughout the Amazon region using the methodology Vitamin C content was measured by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Analyzes have shown that camu-camu powder had the highest content of antioxidants capacity, 51,567 umol TE/g and anthocyanins 9548 GAE mg/100g compared to açaí, blueberry, apple and orange pulp. In conclusion, camu-camu can bel used to introduce bioactive compounds into food products and to delay or prevent many human diseases.

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