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- Hernández, Maria M; Song, Shiren; Menéndez, Cristina M
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2017 v.97 no.1 pp. 236-243
- grape seeds; wine grapes, etc ; Vitis vinifera; antioxidant activity; astringency; bitterness; flavanols; genotype; hybridization; parents; phytopharmaceuticals; proanthocyanidins; progeny; secondary metabolites; seeds; transgressive segregation; wines; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Flavan‐3‐ol compounds are important secondary metabolites which show high antioxidant activity and are responsible for bitterness and astringency of food products. The aim of this work was to evaluate the potential for selecting grape materials with higher seed flavanol content from a breeding population. The composition and content of flavan‐3‐ols from 151 genotypes obtained from cros ...