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polyphenol

(pŏl″ē-fē′nōl) [″ + ″]
Any of a large group of colorful phytochemicals found in plants, many of which are antioxidants. Polyphenols include several thousand flavonoids, including flavanones, anthocyanidins, isoflavonoids, and catechins.
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It is a mixture of phosphomolybdate and phosphotungstate that's used for the colorimetric in vitro assay of phenolic and polyphenolic antioxidants.
who led the work, explained that cocoa powder, an ingredient in chocolate, contains several polyphenolic, or antioxidant, compounds such as catechin and epicatechin, and a small amount of dietary fiber.
Removes challenging impurities - Purifies nucleic acids containing humic substances, polyphenolics, polysaccharides and other amplification inhibitors
Cranberry Polyphenolic Compounds: A Synergistic Activity
Our research suggests that the polyphenolics in berries have a rescuing effect.
To explain whether the polyphenolic compounds were the main antioxidant compounds in extracts of male flower and fruit, the total polyphenolics compounds content (gallic acid equivalent, GAE) of all the four extracts was determined by using the Folin-Ciocalteu method.
Crozier's results are "another piece of evidence that polyphenolics have a lot of interesting properties," Kaeberlein says.
The acute increase in serum antioxidant capacity after red wine consumption was initially attributed to polyphenolics in the wine (1, 2).
The produce grown without artificial pesticides contained up to 58 percent more polyphenolics than those that were conventionally grown.
Anthocyanins and other naturally occurring polyphenolics give the fruit high antioxidant activity.
Combining the fiber in cocoa with prebiotics--nondigestible carbohydrates that act as food for probiotics--is likely to improve a person's overall health and help convert polyphenolics in the stomach into anti-inflammatory compounds.