Biological Activity of Grapevine Phenolic Compounds

  • R. Amarowicz
  • S. Weidner

Phenolic compounds present in nearly all parts of grape berries are increasingly believed to exhibit antioxidant and antimicrobial activities and to play a significant role in the prevention of diseases including cancer and cardiovascular diseases (Bagchi et al. 2000, Ariga 2004). The majority of studies on grape phenolics properties has been conducted using proanthocyanidin-rich seeds extracts (GSEs).


Grape Juice Streptococcus Mutans Grape Seed Grape Berry Grape Seed Extract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Amarowicz
    • 1
  • S. Weidner
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of SciencesPoland
  2. 2.Chair of Biochemistry, University of Warmia and Mazury in OlsztynPoland

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