Saturday , 22 September 2018

Determination of Tannins Content by Titrimetric Method for Comparison of Different Fruit Species

Ramesh Kumar Verma*, Sachin Brajwasi, Vivek Asati, Mithun Bhowmick, Jagdish Rathi
NRI Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3, Sajjan Nagar, Raisen road, Bhopal, M.P, India

A B S T R A C T
Tannins characterize various compounds that include in fruits and vegetables of different plant species. Tannins are also known as proanthocyanidins possessing useful properties such as antioxidant, anti-apoptosis, anti-aging, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory as well as anti-atherosclerosis and cardiovascular protection. The purpose of present study was to determine the tannin content by titrimetric method for comparison of different fruits such as apple, banana and strawberry. It was found that tannin content was lower in banana peel and strawberry as compare to apple.

Keywords: Tannins, Fruits, Extract, Titrimetric method.

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