Cristian Torres León

Food Waste and Byproducts: An Opportunity to Minimize Malnutrition and Hunger in Developing Countries.

Abstract: Food production and processing in developing countries generate high levels of waste and byproducts, causing a negative environmental impact and significant expenses. However, these biomaterials have ample potential for generating food additives which in turn…

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Pentagalloylglucose (PGG): A valuable phenolic compound with functional properties.

Abstract: 1,2,3,4,6-Penta-O-Galloyl-β-d-Glucose (PGG) is a hydrolysable tannin that belongs to the group of gallotannins but also participates in the formation of ellagitannins. PGG is composed of five galloyl groups with a glucose at its core and…

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Extraction of antioxidants from mango seed kernel: Optimization assisted by microwave.

Abstract: The microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) of antioxidant compounds from mango seeds was optimized using response surface methodology. The important factor influencing antioxidant activity was identified by a Plackett–Burman design, which determined three factors as follows: significant…

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Mango seed: Functional and nutritional properties.

Abstract: Background The mango (Mangifera indica L.) is an important tropical fruit with worldwide acceptance, extensive marketing, vast production, wide distribution, and benefits to human health. Mango wastes, such as the seed kernel and peel, have…

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Extracción de compuestos bioactivos de la almendra de la semilla de mango (Mangifera caesia) con uso potencial en la formulación de bioempaques.

Facultad de Ciencias Químicas Cristian Torres León Resumen: Los residuos del mango (Mangifera caesia) son una alternativa para la formulación de recubrimientos y películas biodegradables, estos residuos son económicos ya que se producen en grandes cantidades y…

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Potencial funcional de los compuestos bioactivos de la semilla de mango Ataulfo.

Resumen: El procesamiento del mango genera cerca de 3 millones de t. de semillas al año en el mundo. Actualmente, la mala disposición de estos residuos genera problemas ambientales y altos costos de manejo. Sin embargo,…

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