Section 1
Chapter 549

The phenolic acids of vegetables. II. Hydroxycinnamic acids and hydroxybenzoic acids of fruit and seed vegetables

Schmidtlein, H.; Herrmann, K.

Zeitschrift fur Lebensmittel Untersuchung und Forschung 159(4): 213-218


ISSN/ISBN: 0044-3026
Accession: 000548938

Tomato, eggplant and capsicum fruits contained hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives only, with caffeic acid predominating. Cucumbers, melons, pumpkins and zucchini had very low concentrations of phenolic compounds, and these, usually <10 mg/kg fresh weight, were almost all in the peel. The seeds of peas and broad beans also had small amounts of phenolic acids.

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