Bio-active Substances and Physiological Activity of Pears

배(Pear)의 생리활성 물질 및 생리활성 효능

  • Received : 2012.11.05
  • Accepted : 2012.12.24
  • Published : 2013.06.30


Pear (Pyrus spp.) fruit has been widely consumed fruits in the world. Pears are generally classified as Asian pears (Japanese pear: Pyruspyritolia N, China pear: P. ussuriensis M) and European pears (Pyrus communis L.). Pears have been reported to contain the diverse bioactive substances and the study on screening for bioactive compounds and its functional role in pear has been still going on. Therefore, this review article provides an overview of bioactive compounds and physiological effects of pears on diverse diseases.


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