ADVANCES IN RESEARCH ON FUNCTIONAL CARBOHYDRATE IN JUJUBE
A comprehensive review on carbohydrate components in jujube is presented. Jujube is rich in carbohydrates, which account for more than 60% of its dry weight. It is mainly composed of glucose, fructose and a certain amount of oligosaccharides, polysaccharides. In recent years, the structure and biological function of oligosaccharides and polysaccharides have been studied. This article summarizes most of the research developments in carbohydrate constituents in jujube; mainly their extraction, separation, identification, structural analysis and biological activities. Some suggestions on structure and biological activities of functional carbohydrate are given.
Ji, S.S., Zhang, Z.H., Wang, X.H., Sheng, Q.H., Meng, X.C. and Liu, M.J. (2013). ADVANCES IN RESEARCH ON FUNCTIONAL CARBOHYDRATE IN JUJUBE. Acta Hortic. 993, 69-75
functional carbohydrate, isolation, structural analysis, biological activity