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Title: Phytochemical composition and bioactivities of lupin: A review
Authors: Muhammad K. Khan
Weeraya Karnpanit
Syed M. Nasar-Abbas
Zill e. Huma
Vijay Jayasena
Curtin University
Government College University
Mahidol University
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences;Engineering
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2015
Citation: International Journal of Food Science and Technology. Vol.50, No.9 (2015), 2004-2012
Abstract: © 2015 Institute of Food Science and Technology. Lupin is a nonstarchy grain legume with high protein, dietary fibre and low fat contents. The industrial shift of lupin seed utilisation from feed to food has recently increased the scientific interest to explore its phytochemical composition and biological activities. Lupin seeds contain significant amounts of polyphenols, carotenoids, phytosterols, tocopherols, alkaloids and peptides with antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticarcinogenic and anti-inflammatory activities. Among polyphenols, genistein and their derivatives (isoflavones) are of great importance because of their phytoestrogenic potential. This comprehensive review will help out the readers in understanding the phytochemicals present in lupin and their benefits.
ISSN: 13652621
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2011-2015

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