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In the ORAC-FL assay, the times of induction are strongly influenced by the number of phenolic groups present in the sample, whereas in the ORAC-PGR assay such times are not practically observed and the decay of the absorbance is influenced mainly by the reactivity of the phenols of the sample. , 2009). , 2009). In the search for the ‘methodological Holy Grail’ and to expand its range of applications, several refinements have been introduced to this assay. , 2002). com/). The use of ORAC has been employed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a criterion of antioxidant power.
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