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|Title:||Redox activity of melanin from the ink sac of Sepia officinalis by means of colorimetric oxidative assay|
Correlo, V. M.
Leonor, I. B.
Reis, R. L.
|Keywords:||Cuttlefish ink sac|
Folin–Ciocalteu phenol reagent
|Publisher:||Taylor and Francis|
|Journal:||Natural Product Research|
|Citation:||Srisuk P., Correlo V. M., Leonor I. B., Palladino P., Reis R. L. Redox activity of melanin from the ink sac of Sepia officinalis by means of colorimetric oxidative assay, Natural Product Research, doi:10.1080/14786419.2015.1079185, 2015|
|Abstract(s):||The redox properties of natural extract from cuttlefish ink sac (Sepia officinalis) and synthetic melanin used as a biomimetic in melanin structural investigation were determined by comparison of this phenol-based heterogeneous pigment with gallic acid used as a standard in Folinâ Ciocalteu colorimetric assay widely employed for characterisation of oxidative properties of biomaterials. Reactivity of sepia melanin reported here is much higher than previously indicated and this protocol should allow the redox characterisation of all melanins irrespective of their origin and composition.|
|Appears in Collections:||3B’s - Artigos em revistas/Papers in scientific journals|
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