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Revisiting the fundamentals of p-nitrophenol analysis for its application in the quantification of lipases activity. A graphical update
(Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica), 2020-07-31)
p-Nitrophenol (pNP) is a widely used compound for analytical determinations of several esterases (EC. 3.1.1.X), including lipases (E.C. 18.104.22.168). Most enzymatic measurements employ pNP derivatives such as ...
Bioguided Phytochemical Study of Ipomoea cairica Extracts with Larvicidal Activity against Aedes aegypti
Vector-borne diseases, such as those transmitted by Aedes aegypti, are a constant threat to inhabitants of tropical regions of the planet. Synthetic chemicals are commonly used as a strategy to control them; however, ...
Phytonutraceutical evaluation of five varieties of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) during ripening and processing
Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is the largest produced vegetable in the world after potato and sweet potato. It is an important source of carotenoids (mainly lycopene), ascorbic acid, and phenolic compounds. In this work, ...