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Phenolics:Table 3:C. aurantium

Survey of Phenolic Compounds Produced in Citrus
Table 3. Flavanone composition in genus Citrus and its near relatives

Citrus aurantium

[Abbreviations: NTG, narirutin–4'–glucoside; DID, didymin; ERC, eriocitrin; HSP, hesperidin; NRT, narirutin; NER, neoeriocitrin; NRG, naringin; NGG, naringin–4'–glucoside; NHP, neohesperidin; NMO, naringin–6"–malonate (open form); PON, poncirin; NMC, naringin–6"–malonate (closed form); tr, trace. Concentrations are average of two to four runs ±0.05 mg/g fresh weight]


Species and cultivar, CRC #
Plant part Flavanones
7–Rutinosides
  7–Neohesperidosides
  Other
NTG DID ERC HSP NRT NER NRG NGG NHP NMO PON NMC

Granitos, CRC #2715

Leaf

%

0

14

0

0

0

25

33

0

16

0

0

0

12

mg/g

0

0.3

0

0

0

0.6

0.8

0

0.4

0

0

0

Flavedo

%

0

0

26

0

0

45

0

0

29

0

0

0

0

mg/g

0

0

0.1

0

0

0.1

0

0

0.1

0

0

0

Albedo

%

0

4

2

0

0

22

39

6

24

3

0

0

0

mg/g

0

0.2

0.1

0

0

1.3

2.3

0.3

1.4

0.2

0

0

Juice

%

0

5

0

0

0

24

40

0

23

5

0

0

3

mg/g

0

0.1

0

0

0

0.4

0.6

0

0.4

0.1

0

0


Keen #1–10, CRC #2624

Leaf

%

0

24

0

0

0

25

20

0

17

0

0

0

14

mg/g

0

1.0

0

0

0

1.1

0.9

0

0.7

0

0

0

Flavedo

%

0

9

1

0

1

17

35

0

30

5

0

0

2

mg/g

0

0.5

0.1

0

tr

0.8

1.7

0

1.5

0.2

0

0

Albedo

%

0

0

1

0

1

17

42

0

33

5

0

0

0

mg/g

0

0

0.1

0

tr

0.9

2.3

0

1.8

0.3

0

0

Juice

%

0

4

2

0

0

18

35

0

3

5

0

0

33

mg/g

0

tr

tr

0

0

0.2

0.3

0

tr

tr

0

0


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Original posting: April 1, 1999.

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