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Reducing pollution thanks to sour cherry leaves


19 Jan 2024

Adsorption capacities of 524.1 (mg g-1) were obtained for crystal violet and 168.6 (mg g-1) for methylene blue. These capacities significantly exceed those of other comparable adsorbents. The only disadvantage? The inability to regenerate the adsorbent.

From waste to resource: sour cherry pits as a cosmetic ingredient


08 Jan 2024

The re-use of these by-products thus seems a better alternative to the disposal or annual incineration of millions of tonnes of cherry pits, which not only mitigates environmental pollution, but also adheres to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations.

Protective effects of anthocyanin-rich Amarena cherry extracts (Rio variety) in cellular and animal models of neurodegeneration


23 Jun 2023

It has been proposed that sour cherries may exert several potentially beneficial effects on health. The neuroprotective potential of the extracts was evaluated using the toxicity induced by the neurotoxin Rotenone (ROT) in a cellular model of Parkinson's disease (PD).