betanin


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be·tan·in

(bā'tă-nin),
The red pigment in beets (Beta vulgaris); elevated in urine of patients with beeturia.
[fr. betacyanin]
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Comparative effect of red yeast rice (Monascus purpureus), red beet root (Beta vulgaris) and betanin (E-162) on colour and consumer acceptability of fresh pork sausages packaged in a modified atmosphere.
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Betanin inhibits the myeloperoxidase/nitrite-induced oxidation of human low-density lipoproteins.
Antioxidant activities of Sicilian prickly pear (Opuntia ficus indica) fruit extracts and reducing properties of its betalains: betanin and indicaxanthin.
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Extraction, purification and characterization of betanin from fruits of O.
The structural identity of betanin was further confirmed by NMR and LC-MS studies (data not shown).
A stock solution of 40 mM betanin was prepared in PBS from the cryodessicated purified samples and used in the experiments.
3] cells (K562) were incubated in 96-well plates in the presence or absence of betanin (10, 20, 40, 80 [micro]M) for various time points in a final volume of 100 [micro]l.
After treatment with betanin (40 [micro]M, 24 h) the cells were collected, washed with PBS and concentrated to 1 x [10.
Cells were treated with betanin (0, 20, 40, 80 [micro]M) for 24 h and the fragmented DNA was isolated using the SDS/Proteinase K/RNase A extraction method, which allows the isolation of only fragmented DNA without contaminating genomic DNA (Reddy et al.