Table 3 Overall optimal extraction parameters for phenolic compounds in sweet cherries.

From: Optimization and characterization of Royal Dawn cherry (Prunus avium) phenolics extraction

Extraction variablesParametersPredictedExperimental
T (°C)MeOH (%)LSR (mL/g)Desirability
5572120.801TPC7.82510.969 ± 0.543
    TAC1.6471.688 ± 0.074
    Cy3R3.8082.953 ± 0.134
    HCA10.94411.979 ± 0.974
    FO0.1860.213 ± 0.014
  1. Abbreviations: Temperature (T), methanol (MeOH), liquid-to-solid ratio (LSR), total polyphenol content (TPC), total anthocyanin content (TAC), Cy3R (cyanidin-3-O-rutinoside), hydroxycinnamic acids (HCA) and flavonols (FO). Results are expressed as mg of phenolic components per gram of dry weight (mg/g dw) ± SD (n = 3).