It is well known, that grapevine seeds are rich in significant antioxidants. However, the issue of dealing with the analysis and comparison of antioxidant components in the seeds of Vitis vinifera L. in individual cultivars has not yet been sufficiently studied. The experiment was performed with extracts of three varieties (Blaufränkish, Italian Riesling and Cabernet Moravia) and three interspecific cultivars (Nativa, Marlen and Kofranka). Contents of nine major flavonoids (apigenin, astragalin, hyperoside, isorhamnetin, kaempferol, myricetin, quercetin, quercitrin and rutin) and two procyanidins (procyanidin A2 and procyanidin B1) were assessed by the HPLC/MS method. The highest contents of antioxidants were found out in interspecific cultivars Marlen and Nativa while the lowest one was assessed in the cultivar Cabernet Moravia. The most represented flavonoid was hyperoside (cultivar Marlen – 15.66 mg∙l–1), least represented was kaempferol (cultivar Cabernet Moravia – 1.81 μg∙l–1).


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Published : 2019-12-17

Sochorova, L., Klejdus, B., Baron, M., Jurikova, T., Mlcek, J., Sochor, J., Ercisli, S., & Kupe, M. (2019). ASSESSMENT OF ANTIOXIDANTS BY HPLC-MS IN GRAPEVINE SEEDS. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum Hortorum Cultus, 18(6), 17-28.

Lenka Sochorova 
Department of Viticulture and Enology, Faculty of Horticulture, Mendel University in Brno, Valticka 337, CZ-691 44 Lednice, Czech Republic  Czechia
Borivoj Klejdus 
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University in Brno, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic  Czechia
Mojmir Baron 
Department of Viticulture and Enology, Faculty of Horticulture, Mendel University in Brno, Valticka 337, CZ-691 44 Lednice, Czech Republic  Czechia
Tunde Jurikova 
Department of Natural and Informatics Sciences, Faculty of Central European Studies, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Drazovska 4, 949 74 Nitra Slovakia  Slovakia
Jiri Mlcek 
Department of Food Analysis and Chemistry, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, nam. T. G. Masaryka 5555, 760 01 Zlin Czech Republic  Czechia
Jiri Sochor 
Department of Viticulture and Enology, Faculty of Horticulture, Mendel University in Brno, Valticka 337, CZ-691 44 Lednice, Czech Republic  Czechia
Sezai Ercisli
Department of Horticulture, Agricultural Faculty, Ataturk University, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey  Czechia
Muhammed Kupe 
Department of Horticulture, Agricultural Faculty, Ataturk University, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey  Czechia


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