Process For The Production Of Allicin

  • Published: Jan 16, 2003
  • Earliest Priority: Jul 04 2001
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There is disclosed a method for preparing allicin which comprises the following steps: (a) mechanically treating a natural source of alliinase to release alliinase therefrom; (b) contacting the mechanically treated alliinase source with an aqueous solution of alliin containing alliin at a concentration greater than that found in raw garlic, whereby the alliin is enzymatically converted to allicin by the alliinase released from the alliinase source; and optionally (c) extracting the resultant allicin into a low boiling point non-polar organic solvent.

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  • Publication: Jan 16, 2003
  • Application: Jul 4, 2002
    WO GB 0203083 W
  • Priority: Jul 4, 2001
    GB GB 0116361 A

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