Progress of Cryogenics and Isotopes Separation , ISSN: 1582-2575
2019, Volume 22, Issue 1
Pages 63-76

Assessing the origin of vegetables based on 1H/13C-NMR profiling and chemometrics: Preliminary results

Oana Romina Botoran , Raluca Popescu , Diana Costinel , Marius Miricioiu , Roxana Elena Ionete *

National Research and Development Institute for Cryogenics and Isotopic Technologies - ICSI Rm. Valcea, Uzinei Street no. 4, PO Box Râureni 7, 240050, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania

*Corresponding authors: Roxana Elena Ionete, e-mail:, Phone: 0250 732 744, Fax: 0250 732 746

Published: 2019


Nuclear magnetic resonance technique has been applied for the origin assignment and to verify the geographical origin and cultivation agriculture regime of vegetables that are today important parameters for consumers when selecting the foodstuff. 1H- and 13C-NMR profiling to differentiate vegetables in terms of origin, vintage and declared organic practices is discussed in this work. Data interpretation demonstrated the efficacy of 1H/13C-NMR together with chemometrics in achieving reliable information for traceability of origin. Important peaks from the 1H-NMR profile for differentiation (p-value 


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  • Keywords

    NMR, origin, cultivation regime, vegetables

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