Research on extraction and formulation intensification processes for natural actives of wine

09/12/2015
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[Norte de Castilla] Simbiosis entre la UVa y Matarromera desarrollando cosméticos bebibles

El desarrollo del proyecto WINESENSE permitirá la producción de compuestos polifenólicos de alto interés cosmético y para otras aplicaciones alimentarias a partir de residuos de producción de vino. La noticia ha sido publicada en el Norte de Castilla del día … Continue reading

01/06/2015
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Encapsulation of polyphenols from grape marc extract using different natural carriers

Spain has over 1.2 million hectares of planted vines, making it the most widely planted wine producing nation (over 15% of the world total) and the third largest producer of wine in the world, following France and Italy. The winemaking … Continue reading

27/05/2015
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[NEW PAPER] Production of water soluble quercetin formulations by pressurized ethyl acetate-in-water emulsion technique

Quercetin is a strong antioxidant flavonoid with several bioactive properties such as anti-inflammatory and anticarcinogenic activities, becoming an interesting compound to be incorporated into pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food products. However, these applications are limited by the low bioavailability of this … Continue reading

07/05/2015
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Development of a quercetin-based cosmetic booster: a market study

Óscar Benito has recently rejoined our group after a 7 month stay in FeyeCon Development & Implementation (Netherlands) as part of the WineSense project. During this time he worked on the product development based on quercetin aqueous microdispersions. The selected … Continue reading

27/04/2015
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Adsorption/desorption characteristics and purification of polyphenols from grapes using macroporous resins

Grape fruit contains various nutrient elements, such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, edible fibers and phytochemicals. Polyphenols are the most important phytochemicals in grape because they possess many biological activities and health-promoting benefits. The phenolic compounds mainly include anthocyanins, flavanols, flavonols, … Continue reading

16/03/2015
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Development of a novel process for the selective recovery of polyphenolic compounds from winemaking residues for the treatment and prevention of metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MS) is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world; around the 24% of the adult population suffer it. The MS is a cluster of dysmetabolic features that can originate issues like central obesity, hyperglycemia, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia … Continue reading

23/12/2014
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Comments Off on – Job – Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 12 months

– Job – Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 12 months

Postdoctoral Research Position at iBET In transfer of knowledge in process and products development on extraction and formulation intensification processes for natural actives of wine. The position is funded by the European Commission under the Marie Curie Industrial and Academia … Continue reading

10/11/2014
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Comments Off on Kinetic Analysis Of Microwave Assisted Extraction Of Polyphenols From Grape Pomace

Kinetic Analysis Of Microwave Assisted Extraction Of Polyphenols From Grape Pomace

Polyphenols are considered as high value products by cosmetic and food industry due to, mainly, their great antioxidant power. Therefore, new extraction techniques have been investigated in recent years in order to find how to preserve the extract quality during … Continue reading