capsaicin

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colorless pungent crystalline compound derived from capsicum

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Free radical-scavenging activity was evaluated in phenolic and capsaicinoid extracts; and it was analyzed by two different methods, assessing different reaction characteristics and mechanisms using 2,2' -azinobis(3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) (ABTS.
Ekstraksiyon icin kullanilan bitkiden bitkiye ve hatta ayni bitkinin farkli meyvelerinde, her bir capsaicinoid konsantrasyonu degiskenlik gostermektedir.
And the link between capsaicinoid levels and vulnerability could explain why, even within the same species, not all chilies are hot.
Inagaki reported that the term capsaicin actually describes a complex of related components they named capsaicinoids.
Bell peppers rate a zero because they contain no capsaicinoid.
Scoville Heat Units (SHUs), developed in 1912 by Wilbur Scoville, are the standard industry method of measuring capsaicinoid levels.
Capsiate is the capsaicinoid found in sweet peppers.
4% Capsaicinoid Concentration (non-toxic): The new product is hotter than other pepper sprays on the market.
8), (9) Indeed, animal and human studies have shown that capsaicinoid ingestion causes a reduction in the percentage of body fat.
Correlation of capsaicinoid values obtained using the two techniques was significant.
12) However, quantitative capsaicinoid concentrations of capsicum oleoresin samples may not always relate to their Scoville Heat Units designations.
Four years ago, researchers at the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer at the University of Nebraska in Omaha showed that capsaicin, the predominant capsaicinoid, can cause genetic mutation in the Ames test -- a quick bacterial assay used to screen for possible carcinogens.