anthocyanin


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anthocyanin

A phytochemical present in high concentrations in blueberries, cherries and plums, which may relieve arthritis and protect grey matter.
 
Botany
A blue, purple or red accessory pigment found in plants. Anthocyanins are water-soluble glucosides that are not directly involved in photosynthesis and can mask the green of chlorophyll, giving the plant a red-purple colour.

anthocyanin

(an″thŏ-sī′ă-nĭn) [Gr. anthos, flower + cyano- + -in]
Any of several water-soluble pigments found in berries, grapes, and other fruits and vegetables as they ripen. All of them are antioxidants and belong to a class of compounds called flavonoids.

anthocyanin

red-colored agent in fruit.
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A wine tasting was conducted to determine the differences in aroma, flavor, and mouth feel between wines made from quality A and quality B (low versus high anthocyanin content) and control samples of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes harvested at the nearby Twin Creeks and Merjan vineyards.
2012, 2013) found that the inhibition of Pro-Ca on enzyme activities of 2-ODDs flavanone 3-hydroxylase gene (F3H), flavonol synthase gene (FLS) and anthocyanidin synthase gene (ANS) in flavonoid biosynthesis pathway in the skin of apples might lead to a decrease in anthocyanin content.
Men with the highest anthocyanin intake experienced a 14% reduced risk of having a nonfatal heart attack.
In our study, anthocyanin accumulation of ALA-treated fruits significantly increased compared to the control fruit at initial stage of storage; however, anthocyanin accumulation rapidly increased at the later stage of storage, and the anthoyanin content of the control was significantly higher than ALA-treated fruit.
In contrast, anthocyanin concentration and chlorophyll fluorescence (Fv/Fm and PIABS) of cotton plants were significantly reduced by 9.
Note the addition of lemon juice in this simple recipe, which helps the anthocyanin pigments do their job.
Generally glycosylation of an anthocyanin seems to decrease the antioxidant capacity compared with the aglycone because it reduces free hydroxyls and metal chelation sites [30].
ChromaDex plans to develop an extraction process to concentrate the anthocyanins in Suntava purple corn, which will be used to produce a highly concentrated anthocyanin ingredient.
In V vinifera cultivars, the cofactor to anthocyanin ratio is generally around 0.
This technique is expected to influence the activity of polyphenol oxidase and the content of polyphenols, anthocyanin, o-diphenols and antioxidant activities.
The study also found an increase in specific anthocyanin compounds in the bloodstream after consuming tart cherries.
Some of the factors influencing colour aretemperature, co-pigments, pH, metals, sugars, anthocyanin stacking and cell shape [7, 8].