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Analysis of Phenolic Compounds in Ugandan Sweet Potato Varieties (NSP, SPK AND TZ)

Nandutu, Agnes M, Clifford, Mike and Howell, Nazlin K (2007) Analysis of Phenolic Compounds in Ugandan Sweet Potato Varieties (NSP, SPK AND TZ) African Journal of Biochemistry Research, 1 (3). 029-036. ISSN 1996-0778

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Abstract

Sweet potato varieties: Nsp, Tz and Spk obtained from Uganda were used in this study. Several phenolic compounds were identified on the basis of their mass spectra in full scan mode and the pattern of their fragmentation. The major compounds found were caffeoylquinic acid, dicaffeoylquinic acid, coumaroylquinic acid, feruloylquinic acid and caffeoylferuloylquinic acids. This is the first time that caffeoylferuloylquinic isomers have been identified in sweet potato samples.

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Divisions: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > Nutrition and Metabolism
Depositing User: Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2010 10:39
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 18:39
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/2562

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