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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ANALYSIS OF POTATO PHYTONUTRIENTS AND HEALTH PROMOTING COMPOUNDS (TEXAS A&M) Project Number: 5354-21220-010-08
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 17, 2007
End Date: Jul 31, 2012

Objective:
Identify compounds in potatoes that have nutritional or health-promoting value.

Approach:
Diverse potato germplasm will be analyzed by LCMS to determine phytonutrient content. Potato extracts will be tested for anti-cancer activity using human cell cultures. Documents SCA with Texas A&M. Formerly 5354-21220-002-21S (8/08).

Last Modified: 10/21/2014
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