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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 321, Issue 3, pp 1019–1025 | Cite as

Effects of gamma and electron radiation on chemical composition and some phyto-chemical properties of whole flaxseed

  • M. H. Beheshti Moghadam
  • M. Rezaei
  • M. BehgarEmail author
  • H. Kermanshahi
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Abstract

The effects of gamma (GR; 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20 kGy) and electron irradiation (ER; 0, 5, 10, 15 and 20 kGy) on proximate compositions, fatty acid profiles, cyanid, total phenolic compounds, flavonoids and γ-tocopherols (γ-toc) contents of flaxseed (FS) were investigated. Irradiation had no effect on the proximate composition, cyanid content and fatty acid profiles of FS. Both GR and ER at high applied doses decreased (P < 0.05) total phenolic compounds and flavonoid content of FS. All applied doses of GR and ER decreased (P < 0.05) γ-toc content of FS compared to the control.

Keywords

Flaxseed Irradiation Total phenolics Flavonoid Cyanid Tocopherol Fatty acids 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. H. Beheshti Moghadam
    • 1
  • M. Rezaei
    • 1
  • M. Behgar
    • 2
    Email author
  • H. Kermanshahi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Animal Science, College of Animal Science and FisheriesSari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources UniversitySariIran
  2. 2.Nuclear Science and Technology Research InstituteKarajIran
  3. 3.Department of Animal Science, Faculty of AgricultureFerdowsi University of MashhadMashhadIran

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