Antioxidant in natural blue colour of gynochthodes sublanceolata (pitang leaves)

Awang Soh Mamat, and Nur Hanisah Mohamed Arif, (2011) Antioxidant in natural blue colour of gynochthodes sublanceolata (pitang leaves). Journal of Bioentrepreneurship, 1. pp. 1-3. ISSN 1231-8704


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Gynochthodes sublanceolata express several color due to present of various pigments. Extraction of the leaves produce a dark-purplish color and analysis of the extract shows higher antioxidant properties with percentage of DPPH inhibition (75.7+0.05), in comparison to Salacca eduilts (salak fruit), Hylocerous polyrhiruz (red pitaya) and Ipomea batatas L. (purple sweet potato). Gynochthodes sublanceolata seem to have high potential as food colorant which provide beneficial values such as antioxidant which not provided by synthetic coloring.

Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gynochthodes sublanceolata - Antioxidant - Anthocyanim
Faculty: Faculty of Agro - Based Industry
Depositing User: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2012 12:46
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2015 09:00
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