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Capsaicin accumulation is related to nitrate content in placentas of habanero peppers (Capsicum chinense Jacq.).

Authors
  • Monforte-González, Miriam
  • Guzmán-Antonio, Adolfo
  • Uuh-Chim, Francisco
  • Vázquez-Flota, Felipe
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
Apr 15, 2010
Volume
90
Issue
5
Pages
764–768
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.3880
PMID: 20355110
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Under the assayed conditions, nitrate content in the placenta affects capsaicin synthesis.

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