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Antioxidant functions of phytic acid.

Overview of attention for article published in Free Radical Biology & Medicine, January 1990
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Antioxidant functions of phytic acid.
Published in
Free Radical Biology & Medicine, January 1990
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Authors

E Graf, J W Eaton, Graf, E, Eaton, J W

Abstract

Phytic acid is a natural plant antioxidant constituting 1-5% of most cereals, nuts, legumes, oil seeds, pollen and spores. By virtue of forming a unique iron chelate it suppresses iron-catalyzed oxidative reactions and may serve a potent antioxidant function in the preservation of seeds. By the same mechanism dietary phytic acid may lower the incidence of colonic cancer and protect against other inflammatory bowel diseases. Its addition to foods inhibits lipid peroxidation and concomitant oxidative spoilage, such as discoloration, putrefaction, and syneresis. A multitude of other industrial applications are based on the antioxidant function of phytic acid.

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 March 2017.
All research outputs
#822,532
of 9,207,038 outputs
Outputs from Free Radical Biology & Medicine
#125
of 1,970 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#27,739
of 251,396 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Free Radical Biology & Medicine
#5
of 38 outputs
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