Volatile Compounds of Lemon and Grapefruit IntegroPectin

Rosa Alduina, Alessandro Presentato, Delia Francesca Chillura Martino, Giuseppe Avellone, Elena Piacenza, Domenico Nuzzo, Federica Zabini, Lorenzo Albanese, Antonino Scurria, Claudia Lino, Rosaria Ciriminna, Francesco Meneguzzo, Mario Pagliaro

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An HS-SPME GC-MS analysis of the volatile compounds adsorbed at the outer surface of lemon and grapefruit pectins obtained via the hydrodynamic cavitation of industrial waste streams of lemon and grapefruit peels in water suggests important new findings en route to understanding the powerful and broad biological activity of these new pectic materials. In agreement with the ultralow degree of esterification of these pectins, the high amount of highly bioactive α-terpineol and terpinen-4-ol points to limonene (and linalool) decomposition catalyzed by residual citric acid in the citrus waste peel residue of the juice industrial production.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1-9
Numero di pagine9
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2020

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