José L Ramírez-Colón

José L Ramírez-Colón
University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras | UPR-RP · Department of Biology


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Polyphenols are natural compounds with strong antioxidant properties synthesized by plants and widely distributed in plant tissues. They compose a broad class of compounds that are commonly employed for multiple applications such as food, pharmaceutical, adhesives, biomedical, agricultural, and industrial purposes. Runoffs from these sources result...
Conference Paper
Carbonaceous chondrite meteorites are fragments of asteroids or comets, that have remained relatively unaltered since the formation of the Solar System. This extraterrestrial material contains a variety of organic compounds including amino acids, carboxylic acids, and nucleobases, among others. It has been suggested that carbonaceous chondrites may...
Conference Paper
The study of meteoritic organics in carbonaceous chondrites has shown how these extraterrestrial materials record valuable information about the formation of the Solar System and their potential as sources of starting materials for prebiotic organic synthesis [1]. In this study, a method for the analysis and quantification of aliphatic amides, a cl...