Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 3, Pages 283 - 291 2019-10-15

Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea

Gönül Serdar [1] , Ezgi Demir [2] , Münevver Sökmen [3]


Separation of caffeine and catechins from tea extracts usually requires conventional liquid-liquid extraction employing chloroform.  This work was planned to improve a green extraction technique to distunguish these important chemicals from green tea. Extraction of caffeine and catechins from Turkish green tea firstly employing MAE, and then to separate these compounds from each other using a SFE method were purpose of this study. Microwave assisted extraction was applied to extract tea components from green tea then i) conventional liquid-liquid extraction or ii) supercritical carbon dioxide fluid extraction (SFE) method was charged with the effective separation of caffeine and catechins. Initially, an ethanol: water mixture was used in a close microwave system under the particuler extraction situations of green tea samples (fresh, frozen or dried) picked up in three collection periods (first, second and third collection periods). MAE of tea samples was exerted under a controlled 600 W microwave power for 4 min irradiation time at 80 oC temperature. Then MAE crude aqueous extract was divided in to two portions. The first portion was fractionated first with chloroform to distunguish caffeine then ethyl acetate for catechins. Caffeine and catechins were successfully separated. Second portion was freeze-dried and obtained lyophilized solid was used for SFE. Caffeine (3.68% extract yield)  was successfully separated from catechins with SFE at 250 bar and 60°C for 180 min. Constituents of the extracts were determined (caffeine and four catechins namely EGC, EC, C, EGCG) by HPLC to evaluate the effectiveness of the separation.
Caffeine, Catechins, Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE), Microwave Assisted Extraction (MAE), Green Tea
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Primary Language en
Subjects Biology
Published Date September
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-3589-2323
Author: Gönül Serdar (Primary Author)
Institution: Karadeniz Technical University
Country: Turkey


Author: Ezgi Demir
Institution: Konya Food and Agriculture University
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7671-4160
Author: Münevver Sökmen
Institution: Konya Food and Agriculture University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : October 15, 2019

Bibtex @research article { ijsm629151, journal = {International Journal of Secondary Metabolite}, issn = {}, eissn = {2148-6905}, address = {Prof. Dr. İzzet KARA}, publisher = {İzzet KARA}, year = {2019}, volume = {6}, pages = {283 - 291}, doi = {10.21448/ijsm.629151}, title = {Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea}, key = {cite}, author = {Serdar, Gönül and Demir, Ezgi and Sökmen, Münevver} }
APA Serdar, G , Demir, E , Sökmen, M . (2019). Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea. International Journal of Secondary Metabolite , 6 (3) , 283-291 . DOI: 10.21448/ijsm.629151
MLA Serdar, G , Demir, E , Sökmen, M . "Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea". International Journal of Secondary Metabolite 6 (2019 ): 283-291 <http://ijsm.ijate.net/en/issue/47863/629151>
Chicago Serdar, G , Demir, E , Sökmen, M . "Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea". International Journal of Secondary Metabolite 6 (2019 ): 283-291
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ISNAD Serdar, Gönül , Demir, Ezgi , Sökmen, Münevver . "Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea". International Journal of Secondary Metabolite 6 / 3 (October 2019): 283-291 . https://doi.org/10.21448/ijsm.629151
AMA Serdar G , Demir E , Sökmen M . Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea. IJSM. 2019; 6(3): 283-291.
Vancouver Serdar G , Demir E , Sökmen M . Sequential Green Extraction of Caffeine and Catechins from Green Tea. International Journal of Secondary Metabolite. 2019; 6(3): 291-283.