Special Issue "Antioxidant Capacity Measurement Using Chemometrics Tools"

A special issue of Antioxidants (ISSN 2076-3921). This special issue belongs to the section "Extraction and Industrial Applications of Antioxidants".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 December 2023 | Viewed by 131

Special Issue Editors

Department of Chemistry, University of Turin, Via P. Giuria 7, 10125 Turin, Italy
Interests: spectroscopy; electrochemistry; chemical speciation; antioxidants; chemometrics
Dr. Eugenio Alladio
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Guest Editor
Department of Chemistry, University of Turin, Via P. Giuria 7, 10125 Turin, Italy
Interests: chemometrics; machine learning; data analysis; mass spectrometry; spectroscopy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Antioxidant capacity can be defined as the aptitude of a molecule, a fluid, or a mixture to avoid the oxidation of a substrate of interest. The oxidation processes usually referred to are those involving free radicals, i.e., reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS), and the substrates of interest are commonly, but not exclusively, of organic nature, such as food, beverages, or blood.

Several methods have been developed to define antioxidant capacity, and the results obtained via different procedures are often correlated, as well as with the concentration of the redox active components of the mixture. Moreover, many proposed methods provide complex signals that can be useful to decompose via mathematical treatment.

Therefore, chemometric tools may be suitable for treating row data and results obtained by studying the antioxidant capacity of molecules or mixtures. The aims may be different:

  • Finding relations between antioxidant capacity and different features;
  • Defining the origin of the sample or highlighting the differences between production processes as a function of antioxidant properties;
  • Extracting information from complex raw signals obtained via methods devoted to evaluating antioxidant capacity.

We invite you to submit a review or research article where chemometric tools are helpful in determining antioxidant capacity or processing antioxidant capacity data.

We look forward to your contribution.

Dr. Silvia Berto
Dr. Eugenio Alladio
Guest Editors

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  • antioxidant capacity
  • radical scavenger
  • measurements methods
  • chemometrics
  • data analysis

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