• Mayuree Rana
  • Shivani Patel
  • Nainesh Modi Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management, Gujarat University




Anthocyanins, Anti-oxidant activity, DPPH assay, Anti-microbial activity, Anti-inflammatory


Anthocyanins are natural occurring pigment. Anthocyanins belong to category of flavonoids which are water – soluble found in a variety of fruits and vegetables. In fruits, vegetables, and cereals, anthocyanins are the pigments which give them their red, violet, and blue colours for example purple and red berries, plums, grapes, cabbage, apples, etc., and other food. Because of high level of anthocyanins, it used as natural colorants. Anthocyanins are flavonoid compounds produced by the phenylpropanoid route known as anthocyanidin glucosides. The six most prevalent anthocyanidins are cyanidin, delphinidin, malvidin, peonidin, petunidin, and pelargonidin. Plants are shielded from oxidizers by several phenolic hydroxyl groups present in the structure anthocyanins. This review paper shows the different activity and properties shown by the anthocyanins which are used to cure the diseases. they done many antioxidants activity by using DPPH (2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazy), antimicrobial activity done by gram-positive bacterial test cultures, TNF-stimulated expression of the endothelial adhesion molecules VCAM-1 and ICAM-1 was used to assess the anti-inflammatory effects of various PASs.


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How to Cite

Rana, M., Patel, S., & Modi, N. (2023). A REVIEW ON STUDY OF ANTHOCYANINS AND THEIR DIFFERENT HEALTH BENEFITS. VIDYA - A JOURNAL OF GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, 2(2), 280–286. https://doi.org/10.47413/vidya.v2i2.267