Preparation Methods and Antioxidant Activities of Polysaccharides and Their Derivatives

Author(s): Xinya Mei, Chengkun Yi, Gangliang Huang*

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 17 , Issue 10 , 2017


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Abstract:

Background: In recent years, the antioxidant effects of polysaccharides have become a hot spot in the field of polysaccharide research.

Method: Herein, the action mechanisms of polysaccharide antioxidation and scavenging free radicals were analyzed. The research progresses on the preparation methods and antioxidant properties of polysaccharides and their derivatives were summarized.

Conclusion: Investigating the antioxidant activities of polysaccharides and their derivatives can find useful polysaccharides and their derivatives, which have great potential as natural antioxidants used in functional foods or medicines.

Keywords: Antioxidant activities, Bletilla striata, derivatives, reactive oxygen species, polysaccharides, preparation.

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VOLUME: 17
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2017
Published on: 14 June, 2017
Page: [863 - 868]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1389557517666170116114657
Price: $65

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