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“Purpose: To evaluate the macro-and micro-nutrient elements of some commercially available fruit juices in Serbia.
Methods: Inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)
technique was employed for determination of the major and minor elements in samples of two different types of fruit juices – clear and cloudy.
Results: Among macro-nutrient elements, potassium (K) had the highest content of 230.17 mu g/g in samples of multivitamine cloudy juice. The content of K was higher in cloudy fruit juices than in clear fruit juices. The content of iron, which is among the group of trace elements, ranged from 2.237 to 5.911 mu g/g in clear juices and 3.55 to 10.05 mu g/g in cloudy fruit juices. Other trace elements followed the descending order copper > zinc > nickel in terms of their content. The presence of aluminum and cadmium in the tested samples of fruit juices can be toxic since they have no nutritional value, and hence may be treated as potential contaminants in these beverages.
All the tested juices had some nutritional value for human health and the juices could be use as an additional source of these elements. The content of aluminium and cadmium are below levels permitted by national regulations.”
“Regardless of the reducing agent, the Selleckchem Tariquidar reduction at 25A degrees C and higher of the amide groups in a large number of p-tert-butylcalixarene derivatives containing amide fragments with different substituents on the nitrogen atoms was NSC 683864 accompanied by hydrogenolysis of the C-N bond
with formation of the corresponding O-(2-hydroxyethyl) calixarenes and by partial cleavage of the ether bond between the calixarene framework and the substituent to give compounds with a lower degree of substitution.”
“Purpose: To assess the antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of polyphenolic extracts of three wild red wild berry fruit species from Southeast Serbia, viz, European cornel (Cornus mas), blackthorn (Prunus spinosa L.) and wild blackberry (Rubus fruticosus).
Methods: Polyphenol content was determined using spectrophotometric and High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) methods. Antioxidant activity was estimated by 2,2′-diphenyl -1- picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) test while reliminary antimicrobial tests were carried out by disc diffusion method in which antibacterial activity was evaluated by measuring the zone of inhibition against test bacterial strains. Broth microdilution method was used to determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC).
Results: The highest amount of total phenols was found in European cornel (8625.89 mg kg(-1)FW).