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dc.title Fruits of black chokeberry aronia melanocarpa in the prevention of chronic diseases en
dc.contributor.author Juríková, Tünde
dc.contributor.author Mlček, Jiří
dc.contributor.author Škrovánková, Soňa
dc.contributor.author Sumczynski, Daniela
dc.contributor.author Sochor, Jiří
dc.contributor.author Hlaváčová, Irena
dc.contributor.author Snopek, Lukáš
dc.contributor.author Orsavová, Jana
dc.relation.ispartof Molecules
dc.identifier.issn 1420-3049 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 22
utb.relation.issue 6
dc.type review
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/molecules22060944
dc.relation.uri http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/22/6/944/htm
dc.subject black chokeberry en
dc.subject Aronia melanocarpa en
dc.subject bioactive compounds en
dc.subject chronic diseases en
dc.subject prevention en
dc.description.abstract In recent years, growing attention has been focused on the utilization of natural sources of antioxidants in the prevention of chronic diseases. Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) represents a lesser known fruit species utilized mainly as juices, purees, jams, jellies and wine, as important food colorants or nutritional supplements. The fruit is valued as a great source of antioxidants, especially polyphenols, such as phenolic acids (neochlorogenic and chlorogenic acids) and flavonoids (anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, flavanols and flavonols), particularly cyanidin-3-galactoside and cyanidin-3-arabinoside, as well as (-)-epicatechin units. The berries of A. melanocarpa, due to the presence and the high content of these bioactive components, exhibit a wide range of positive effects, such as strong antioxidant activity and potential medicinal and therapeutic benefits (gastroprotective, hepatoprotective, antiproliferative or anti-inflammatory activities). They could be also contributory toward the prevention of chronic diseases including metabolic disorders, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, because of supportive impacts on lipid profiles, fasting plasma glucose and blood pressure levels. © 2017 by the authors. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007427
utb.identifier.obdid 43876557
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85020703544
utb.identifier.wok 000404642100089
utb.identifier.coden MOLEF
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-08T12:14:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-08T12:14:55Z
dc.description.sponsorship internal grant agency of Tomas Bata University in Zlin [IGA /FT/2017/006]
utb.contributor.internalauthor Mlček, Jiří
utb.contributor.internalauthor Škrovánková, Soňa
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sumczynski, Daniela
utb.contributor.internalauthor Hlaváčová, Irena
utb.contributor.internalauthor Snopek, Lukáš
utb.contributor.internalauthor Orsavová, Jana
utb.scopus.affiliation Institute for Teacher Training, Faculty of Central European Studies, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Drazovska 4, Nitra, Slovakia; Department of Food Analysis and Chemistry, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, nám. T. G. Masaryka 5555, Zlín, Czech Republic; Department of Viticulture and Enology, Faculty of Horticulture, Mendel University in Brno, Valticka 337, Lednice, Czech Republic; Language Centre, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, nám. T. G. Masaryka 5555, Zlín, Czech Republic
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