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NameMeléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús
DepartmentNutrición y Bromatología, Toxicología y Medicina Legal
Knowledge areaNutrición y Bromatología
Professional categoryCatedrático de Universidad
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European Database of Carotenoid Levels in Foods. Factors Affecting Carotenoid Content

Dias, M. Graça; Borge, Grethe Iren A.; Kljak, Kristina; Mandíc, Anamarija I.; Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Olmedilla-Alonso, Begoña; Pintea, Adela M.; Ravasco, Francisco; Šaponjac, Vesna Tumbas; Sereikaite, Jolanta; Vargas-Murga, Liliana; Vulic, Jelena J.; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-01)
Many studies indicate that diets including carotenoid-rich foods have positive effects on human health. Some of these ...
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Distribution of Polyphenolic and Isoprenoid Compounds and Biological Activity Differences between in the Fruit Skin + Pulp, Seeds, and Leaves of New Biotypes of Elaeagnusmultiflora Thunb

Lachowicz-Wisniewska, Sabina; Kapusta, Ireneusz; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Bieniek, Anna; Ochmian, Ireneusz; Gil, Zygmunt (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-01)
The purpose of this study was to determine the distribution of polyphenolic and isoprenoid compounds and organic acids in ...
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Screening for Innovative Sources of Carotenoids and Phenolic Antioxidants among Flowers

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Benítez González, Ana; Correll González, Mireia; Hernanz Vila, María Dolores; Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Coyago Cruz, Elena del Rocío (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-01)
Flowers have been used for centuries in decoration and traditional medicine, and as components of dishes. In this study, ...
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The colourless carotenoids phytoene and phytofluene: sources, consumption, bioavailability and health effects

Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
Phytoene and phytofluene are rarities among carotenoids as they are colourless, have a less rigid conformation and differ ...
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In vitro biological activities of fruits and leaves of elaeagnus multiflora thunb. And their isoprenoids and polyphenolics profile

Lachowicz, Sabina; Kapusta, Ireneusz; Świeca, Michał; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Bieniek, Anna (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
The objective of this study was in-depth identification of carotenoids and polyphenolic compounds in leaves and fruits of ...
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Antioxidant activity, carotenoids, chlorophylls and mineral composition from leaves of Pallenis spinosa: An Algerian medicinal plant

Amrani-Allalou, Hanane; Boulekbache –Makhlouf, Lila; Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Sait, Sabrina; Tenore, Gian Carlo; Benmeziane, Akila; Kadri, Nabil; Khodir, Madani; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús (Walter de Gruyter, 2020-01-01)
Plant and medicinal herbs are important sources of bioactive compounds and minerals that can play a role in preventing ...
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Characterization of Andean Blueberry in Bioactive Compounds, Evaluation of Biological Properties, and In Vitro Bioaccessibility

Baenas, Nieves; Ruales, Jenny; Moreno, Diego A.; Alejandro Barrio, Daniel; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Martínez Cifuentes, Gabriela; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; García Ruiz, Almudena (MDPI, 2020-01-01)
The aim of this study was to evaluate Andean blueberries (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth) from Ecuador as a potential functional ...
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Skin Carotenoids in Public Health and Nutricosmetics: The Emerging Roles and Applications of the UV Radiation-Absorbing Colourless Carotenoids Phytoene and Phytofluene

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Mapelli Brahm, Paula (MDPI, 2019-01-01)
In this work, the importance of dietary carotenoids in skin health and appearance is comprehensively reviewed and discussed. ...
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Hacia el uso de carotenoides incoloros como ingredientes funcionales de alimentos.

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Mapelli Brahm, Paula (2018-09-01)
Durante el periodo de la tesis se llevaron a cabo estudios in vitro para evaluar la bioaccesibilidad del fitoeno (PT) y ...
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A global perspective on carotenoids: metabolism, biotechnology, and benefits for nutrition and health.

Rodríguez Concepción, Manuel; Ávalos Cordero, Francisco Javier; Bonet Piña, María Luisa; Boronat Margosa, Albert; Gómez Gómez, Lourdes; Hornero Méndez, Dámaso; Limón Mirón, María del Carmen; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Olmedilla Alonso, Begoña (Elsevier, 2018-04-04)
Carotenoids are lipophilic isoprenoid compounds synthesized by all photosynthetic organisms and some non-photosynthetic ...
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Biological Active Ecuadorian Mango ‘Tommy Atkins’ Ingredients—An Opportunity to Reduce Agrowaste

; Ruales, Jenny; Baenas, Nieves; Moreno, Diego A.; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; García Ruiz, Almudena (MDPI, 2018-01-01)
Mango is a commercially important tropical fruit. During its processing, peel and seed kernel are discarded as waste but ...
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Preliminary Data on the Safety of Phytoene- and Phytofluene-Rich Products for Human Use including Topical Application

Havas, Fabien; Krispin, Shlomo; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Oppen-Bezalel, Lik von (Hindawi, 2018-01-01)
The colorless carotenoids phytoene and phytofluene are comparatively understudied compounds found in common foods (e.g., ...
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Estudio sobre el contenido en carotenoides y compuestos fenólicos de tomates y flores en el contexto de la alimentación funcional.

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Corell González, Mireia; Coyago Cruz, Elena del Rocío (2017-09-28)
Numerosos estudios demuestran que una dieta apropiada y rica en compuestos bioactivos como carotenoides y compuestos ...
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Carotenoides en agroalimentación y salud

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Aguilar Espinosa, Margarita; Alcalde Aldea, María Jesús; Álvarez, Rocío; Alonso, Gonzalo L.; Angaman, Djédoux Maxime; Arhazem, Oussama; Ávalos Cordero, Francisco Javier; Benítez González, Ana; Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Zorrilla López, Uxue (Editorial Terracota, SA, 2017-01-01)
Los carotenoides son compuestos especiales; si bien es común referirse a ellos como pigmentos, lo cierto es que son ...
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Banana passion fruit (Passiflora mollissima (Kunth) L.H. Bailey): microencapsulation, phytochemical composition and antioxidant capacity

García Ruiz, Rosa; Girones Vilaplana, Amadeo; León, Paola; Moreno, Diego A.; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Ruales, Jenny (MDPI, 2017-01-01)
Passiflora mollissima (Kunth) L.H. Bailey is an exotic fruit native to South America, known as taxo in Ecuador. This paper ...
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In vitro antioxidant capacity of tomato products: Relationships with their lycopene, phytoene, phytofluene and alpha-tocopherol contents, evaluation of interactions and correlation with reflectance measurements

Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús (Academic Press Inc., 2016-01-01)
Tomato products were analysed for their carotenoids and a-tocopherol contents to study the contribution of individual ...
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Investigación en color y calidad de alimentos

Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Vicario Romero, Isabel; González-Miret Martín, María Lourdes; Escudero Gilete, María Luisa; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Gordillo Arrobas, Belén; Hernández Hierro, José Miguel; Cejudo Bastante, María Jesús; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Rodríguez Pulido, Francisco José; Jara Palacios, Mª José; Nogales Bueno, Julio; Baca Bocanegra, Berta; Moreno García, Félix; Rivero Granados, Francisco José; Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Benítez González, Ana; Alonso Bosch, Santiago; Bejines Mejías, Emilia (3ciencias, 2016-01-01)
En esta ponencia se pretende presentar a los alumnos de la Escuela Politécnica Superior, las líneas de investigación del ...
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Effect of the diet on the levels of carotenoids, retinol and alpha-tocopherol in biological fluids and tissues from animals of different species

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Alcalde Aldea, María Jesús; Álvarez Alonso, Rocío (2015-06-12)
En la presente tesis doctoral hemos estudiado el efecto de diferentes dieras en los niveles de carotenoides, retinoides y ...
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A comprehensive review on the colorless carotenoids phytoene and phytofluene

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Mapelli Brahm, Paula; Benítez González, Ana; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
Carotenoids and their derivatives are versatile isoprenoids involved in many varied actions, hence their importance in the ...
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Carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins in horse tissues: a comparison with cattle

Álvarez Alonso, Rocío; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Alcalde Aldea, María Jesús (Cambridge University Press, 2015-01-01)
Carotenoids are important for human health because of their provitamin A function among other biological actions. Their ...
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Hydrophilic antioxidant compounds in orange juice from different fruit cultivars: Composition and antioxidant activity evaluated by chemical and cellular based (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) assays

Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Baroni, María Verónica; Paola Naranjo, Romina Daniela di; Wunderlin, Daniel Alberto; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel (Academic Press Inc., 2015-01-01)
Antioxidant capacity was evaluated by a cellular model (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) and chemical methods (FRAP, TEAC and ...
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Spectroradiometry vs. digital image analysis in colour measurement in juices from different orange and mandarin varieties

Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Fernández Vázquez, Rocío; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel (Sociedad Española de Óptica, 2014-01-01)
In this work the colour of orange and mandarin juices from different varieties was evaluated by two instrumental methods: ...
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Callus culture development from two varieties of Tagetes erecta and carotenoids production

Benítez García, Israel; Vanegas Espinoza, Pablo Emilio; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Paredes López, Octavio; Villar Martínez, Alma Angélica del (Elsevier, 2014-01-01)
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Utilidad del color para clasificar los zumos de naranja según su elaboración

Martínez Verdú, Francisco M.; Fernández Vázquez, Rocío; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Escudero Gilete, María Luisa; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Bejines Mejías, Emilia; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Vicario Romero, Isabel (Universidad de Alicante. Servicio de Publicaciones, 2010-01-01)
En este trabajo se caracteriza el color de los zumos de naranja comerciales y se explora la utilidad de las coordenadas ...
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Influencia del tipo de cultivo en el color y el contenido en pigmentos de diferentes variedades de tomate (Solanum lycopersicum L.)

Martínez Verdú, Francisco M.; Borghesi, Eva; González-Miret Martín, María Lourdes; Escudero Gilete, María Luisa; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Heredia Mira, Francisco José (Universidad de Alicante. Servicio de Publicaciones, 2010-01-01)
En este trabajo se evalúa el color y la composición en pigmentos (carotenoides y antocianinas) de diferentes variedades ...
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Estudio preliminar sobre la utilidad del color para clasificar los zumos de naranja según su elaboración

Fernández Vázquez, Rocío; Stinco Scanarotti, Carla Maria; Escudero Gilete, María Luisa; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Vicario Romero, Isabel (Sociedad Española de Óptica, 2010-01-01)
En este trabajo se caracteriza el color de los zumos de naranja comerciales y se explora la utilidad de las coordenadas ...
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The color of olive oils: The pigments and their likely health benefits and visual and instrumental methods of analysis

Moyano Pérez, María José; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-01-01)
The color of olive oils, and of foods in general, can influence consumer choices to a large extent and can be related to ...
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Optimization of olive-fruit paste production using a methodological proposal based on a sensory and objective color analysis

Escudero Gilete, María Luisa; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Vicario Romero, Isabel (Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2009-01-01)
Este trabajo presenta la optimización de las condiciones de formulación de una pasta de aceitunas. La elaboración comprendió ...
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Pigmentos carotenoides: consideraciones estructurales y fisioquímicas

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Heredia Mira, Francisco José (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, 2007-01-01)
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Estudio de los carotenoides y del color de zumos de naranja

Heredia Mira, Francisco José; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús (2005-04-22)
OBJETIVOS De acuerdo con lo expuesto en la introducción, los pigmentos carotenoides, aparte de ser responsables de la ...
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Estabilidad de los pigmentos carotenoides en los alimentos

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Heredia Mira, Francisco José (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, 2004-01-01)
Los pigmentos carotenoides son compuestos responsables de la coloración de gran número de alimentos vegetales y animales. ...
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Importancia nutricional de los pigmentos carotenoides

Meléndez Martínez, Antonio Jesús; Vicario Romero, Isabel; Heredia Mira, Francisco José (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, 2004-01-01)
Los pigmentos carotenoides son compuestos responsables de la coloración de gran número de alimentos vegetales y animales, ...