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Phenolic profiling for traceability of Vanilla xtahitensis

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dc.contributor.author Busconi, Matteo
dc.contributor.author Lucini, Luigi
dc.contributor.author Soffritti, Giovanna
dc.contributor.author Bernardi, Jamila
dc.contributor.author Bernardo, Letizia
dc.contributor.author Brunschwig, Christel
dc.contributor.author Lepers-Andrzejewski, Sandra
dc.contributor.author Raharivelomanana, Phila
dc.contributor.author Fernández Pérez, José Antonio
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-16T14:41:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-16T14:41:38Z
dc.date.issued 2017-10-12
dc.identifier.citation Frontiers in Plant Science. 2017, V.8 (1746), 1-13 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10578/17561
dc.description.abstract Vanilla is a flavoring recovered from the cured beans of the orchid genus Vanilla. Vanilla ×tahitensis is traditionally cultivated on the islands of French Polynesia, where vanilla vines were first introduced during the nineteenth century and, since the 1960s, have been introduced to other Pacific countries such as Papua New Guinea (PNG), cultivated and sold as “Tahitian vanilla,” although both sensory properties and aspect are different. From an economic point of view, it is important to ensure V. ×tahitensis traceability and to guarantee that the marketed product is part of the future protected designation of the origin “Tahitian vanilla” (PDO), currently in progress in French Polynesia. The application of metabolomics, allowing the detection and simultaneous analysis of hundreds or thousands of metabolites from different matrices, has recently gained high interest in food traceability. Here, metabolomics analysis of phenolic compounds profiles was successfully applied for the first time to V. ×tahitensis to deepen our knowledge of vanilla metabolome, focusing on phenolics compounds, for traceability purposes. Phenolics were screened through a quadrupole-time-of-flightmass spectrometer coupled to a UHPLC liquid chromatography system, and 260 different compounds were clearly evidenced and subjected to different statistical analysis in order to enable the discrimination of the samples based on their origin. Eighty-eight and twenty three compounds, with a prevalence of flavonoids, resulted to be highly discriminant through ANOVA and Orthogonal Projections to Latent Structures Discriminant Analysis (OPLS-DA) respectively. Volcano plot analysis and pairwise comparisons were carried out to determine those compounds, mainly responsible for the differences among samples as a consequence of either origin or cultivar. The samples from PNG were clearly different from the Tahitian samples that were further divided in two different groups based on the different phenolic patterns. Among the 260 compounds, metabolomics analysis enabled the detection of previously unreported phenolics in vanilla (such as flavonoids, lignans, stilbenes and other polyphenols). es_ES
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dc.language.iso en es_ES
dc.publisher Frontiers es_ES
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess es_ES
dc.subject Vanilla ×tahitensis es_ES
dc.subject Food metabolomics es_ES
dc.subject Phenolics es_ES
dc.subject Traceability es_ES
dc.subject Authenticity es_ES
dc.title Phenolic profiling for traceability of Vanilla xtahitensis es_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article es_ES
dc.identifier.DOI 10.3389/fpls.2017.01746


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