procyanidins

procyanidins

A class of compounds found in red wine that suppress the synthesis of the blood vessel-constricting peptide endothelin-1 and may account for the suppose health advantage of moderate regular indulgence in red wine drinking. The highest levels are to be found in wines from south-west France.
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Standardized extract from French maritime pine contains procyanidins and phenolic acids (16,17) shown to slow atherosclerosis.
Flavanols and procyanidins have previously been identified as the active antioxidant agents of cocoa [12].
It was reported that by using the SFE method and alcohol as the solvent to extract polyphenols in defatted grape, phenolic monomers could be separated from procyanidins using the following extraction method: First, methanol was used as the regulating agent and CO2 as the solvent to extract catechin and epicatechin.
Apple (Malus pumila) procyanidins fractionated according to the degree of polymerization using normal-phase chromatography and characterized by HPLC-ESI/MS and MALDI-TOF/MS.
2013 "Interactions between pectic compounds and procyanidins are influenced by methylation degree and chain length.
Procyanidins are known to possess many beneficial properties.
Hagen Schroeter is employed by Mars, Incorporated, a company with long-term research and commercial interests in cocoa flavanols and procyanidins.
The topics include pesticides in food, foodborne carcinogens, capsaicinoid levels in capsicum species, heterocylic amines in cooked food, an evolution toward the rationalization and speed of methods for analyzing virgin olive oil, perflurorchemicals in food and drinking water samples, procyanidins and alkaloids in cocoa and biological samples, and lactose content in milk, and phenolic compounds in fruits and vegetables.
Primary disease-fighting compounds in dark chocolate and green tea: cocoa polyphenol flavonoids, especially the flavanois: catechins, epicatechins, and procyanidins * green tea polyphenol flavonoids, especially the flavanok epigallocatethin gallate (EG(G), epigallocatechin, epicatechin gallate, and epicatechin
They found that adding one particular set of these compounds, known as oligomeric procyanidins (PCs), to the food made the biggest difference in keeping the mice's weight down if they were on high-fat diets.
5% monacolin K (5025 mg of monacolin K per capsule) along with coenzyme Q10 30 mg, procyanidins 20 mg, and lecithin 100 mg.