Natural Colorants

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J. Čopíkováa, M. Uherb, O. Lapčíkc, J. Moravcovác, and P. Drašarc,d

a Department of Carbohydrate Chemistry and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, b Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, c Department of Chemistry of Natural Compounds, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, d Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague


A brief survey of the most frequently occurring natural colorants aims to show the importance of this group of renewable materials, which can be utilised, among others, in food and pharmaceutical industry. The beauty and biodiversity of this group of mostly secondary metabolites are illustrated.


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