Microwave Pretreatment for the Extraction of Anthocyanins from Saffron Flowers: Assessment of Product Quality

The potential of saffron flowers as a source of polyphenols, and in particular anthocyanins, for the extraction of bioactive compounds and the production of a cyanic colorant was analyzed. A microwave pretreatment, prior to the conventional solid–liquid extraction process, was proposed as a feasible...

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Main Authors: Ana Álvarez, Sara Terreros, María J. Cocero, Rafael B. Mato
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-06-01
Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3921/10/7/1054