Radical scavenging activity towards DPPH•, linoleic acid peroxidation inhibitory activity, and radical cation ABTS+ scavenging activity of the myrtle homogenate fermented for 48 h at 30°C with Lactobacillus plantarum C2 (Mf). The chemically acidified myrtle homogenate, without bacterial inoculum, and incubated for 48 h at 30°C (Mct), was the control. Butylatedhydroxytoluene (BHT) was used as antioxidant reference.
Data are the mean of three independent analyses.
Nd: not determined.
*determined on methanol extracts (ME).
a-cValues with different superscript letters, in the same column, differ significantly (P < 0.05).