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Food Science

This section publishes articles in all areas of food science including chemistry, biochemistry and bioactivity of foods, enzyme properties and applications, food analysis, processing and storage, flavors and aromas, nutritional chemistry, food safety and toxicology.

Section Editors: Livia Simon Sarkadi

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  1. Content type: Research Article

    Acacia hydaspica belongs to family leguminosae possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities. During our search for antioxidant compounds from A. hydaspica, we carried out bioassay guided fract...

    Authors: Tayyaba Afsar, Suhail Razak, Maria Shabbir and Muhammad Rashid Khan

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2018 12:5

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Blue corn is a cereal rich in phenolic compounds used to make blue tortillas. Tortillas are an important part of the Mexican diet. Blue corn and tortilla represent an important source of the natural antioxidan...

    Authors: Mónica Y. Herrera-Sotero, Carlos D. Cruz-Hernández, Carolina Trujillo-Carretero, Mauricio Rodríguez-Dorantes, Hugo S. García-Galindo, José L. Chávez-Servia, Rosa M. Oliart-Ros and Rosa I. Guzmán-Gerónimo

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:110

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  3. Content type: Research article

    In order to improve the gelling properties of agarose, we modified it by methylation. The agarose was prepared from Gracilaria asiatica, G. bailinae, and G. lemaneiformis with alkaline, treated with diatomaceous ...

    Authors: Yangyang Gu, Kit-Leong Cheong and Hong Du

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:104

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Bioactive activities of adzuki bean have been widely reported, however, the phytochemical information of adzuki bean is incomplete. The aim of this study was to characterize and quantify flavonoids and saponin...

    Authors: Rui Liu, Zongwei Cai and Baojun Xu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:93

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Pickled soybeans or vinegar beans have long been used as a folk remedy and also a supplemental nutritional source in Korea. In general the pickling process in vinegar improves the digestibility of soybeans as ...

    Authors: Ill-Min Chung, Jin-Young Oh and Seung-Hyun Kim

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:64

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The black turtle bean (BTB) is most widely consumed legume all over the world having anticancer activity. The aim of the study was to analyse the apoptotic effects of BTB extracts on human breast cancer cell l...

    Authors: Suresh Kumar, Vinay Kumar Sharma, Savita Yadav and Sharmistha Dey

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:56

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Rice vinegar (RV) and white vinegar (WV) as daily flavoring, have also used as accessory in traditional Chinese medicine processing. As we know, the promoting blood circulation efficiency could be enhanced whe...

    Authors: Zhangchi Ning, Zhenli Liu, Zhiqian Song, Chun Wang, Yuanyan Liu, Jiahe Gan, Xinling Ma and Aiping Lu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:38

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Porphyra tenera (Kjellman, 1897) is the most common eatable red seaweed in Asia. In the present study, P. tenera volatile oil (PTVO) was extracted from dried P. tenera sheets that were...

    Authors: Jayanta Kumar Patra, Se-Weon Lee, Yong-Suk Kwon, Jae Gyu Park and Kwang-Hyun Baek

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:34

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  9. Content type: Short report

    Olive biophenols are emerging as a valued class of natural products finding practical application in the food, pharmaceutical, beverage, cosmetic and nutraceutical industries due to their powerful biological a...

    Authors: Riccardo Delisi, Filippo Saiano, Mario Pagliaro and Rosaria Ciriminna

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:63

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Synthetic antioxidants and antimicrobials are losing ground to their natural counterparts and therefore, the food industry has motivated to seek other natural alternatives. Apple pomace, a by-product in the pr...

    Authors: Tingjing Zhang, Xinyuan Wei, Zhuang Miao, Hamada Hassan, Yunbo Song and Mingtao Fan

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:47

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Walnut (Juglans regia L.), that belongs to the Juglandaceae family, is one of the nuts commonly found in Chinese diets. Researchers had obtained peptides from walnut protein hydrolysates, and these peptides exhib...

    Authors: Ming-Chuan Liu, Sheng-Jie Yang, Da Hong, Jin-Ping Yang, Min Liu, Yun Lin, Chia-Hui Huang and Chao-Jih Wang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:39

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    The increasing use of nanoparticles and nanocomposite in pharmaceutical and processed food industry have increased the demand for nontoxic and inert metallic nanostructures. Chemical and physical method of syn...

    Authors: Alok Pani, Joong Hee Lee and Soon-II Yun

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:15

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Modern instrumental analysis technology can provide various chemical data and information on tea samples. Unfortunately, it remains difficult to extract the useful information. We describe the use of chemical ...

    Authors: Yuanshuang Wu, Shidong Lv, Chen Wang, Xuemei Gao, Jiangbing Li and Qingxiong Meng

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:11

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  14. Content type: Review

    Citrus fruits, which are cultivated worldwide, have been recognized as some of the most high-consumption fruits in terms of energy, nutrients and health supplements. What is more, a numbe...

    Authors: Xinmiao Lv, Siyu Zhao, Zhangchi Ning, Honglian Zeng, Yisong Shu, Ou Tao, Cheng Xiao, Cheng Lu and Yuanyan Liu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2015 9:68

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  15. Content type: Research Article

    The root of Panax quinquefolium L., famous as American ginseng all over the world, is one of the most widely-used medicinal or edible materials. Ginsenosides are recognized as the main bioactive chemical componen...

    Authors: Yujie Chen, Liang Xu, Yuancen Zhao, Zhongzhen Zhao, Hubiao Chen, Tao Yi, Minjian Qin and Zhitao Liang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2015 9:66

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Proper roasting is crucial to flavor, color, and texture development in the final product. In recent years, several research studies have been carried out to establish the best optimum roasting conditions for ...

    Authors: Siewsee Ng, Ola Lasekan, Kharidah Muhammad, Rabiha Sulaiman and Norhayati Hussain

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:55

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  17. Content type: Research article

    This study evaluated the effect of the solvent on the extraction of antioxidant compounds from black mulberry (Morus nigra), blackberry (Rubus ulmifolius) and strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa). Different extracts ...

    Authors: Joana Schuelter Boeing, Érica Oliveira Barizão, Beatriz Costa e Silva, Paula Fernandes Montanher, Vitor de Cinque Almeida and Jesuí Vergilio Visentainer

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:48

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Apples are an important source of polyphenols in the human diet and the consumption of this fruit has been linked to the prevention of degenerative diseases.

    Authors: Giovanna Giomaro, Anastasia Karioti, Anna Rita Bilia, Anahi Bucchini, Laura Giamperi, Donata Ricci and Daniele Fraternale

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:45

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The levels of 19 elements (As, Be, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na, Ni, Pb, Se, Tl, U, V, Zn) from sixteen different Argentine production sites of unifloral [eucalyptus (Eucaliptus rostrata), chilca (Baccha...

    Authors: Marcelo Enrique Conti, Maria Grazia Finoia, Luca Fontana, Giustino Mele, Francesco Botrè and Ivo Iavicoli

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:44

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Tylosin and Josamycin are macrolide antibiotics. They are used in the treatment of pneumonia, arthritis and mastitis in cattle, and mycoplasma infections in poultry. The incorrect use of antibiotics has lead t...

    Authors: Jenny Jeehan Nasr, Shereen Shalan and Fathalla Belal

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:37

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Perceptions of food products start when flavor compounds are released from foods, transported and appropriate senses in the oral and nose are triggered. However, the long-term stability of flavor compounds in ...

    Authors: Kok Whye Cheong, Chin Ping Tan, Hamed Mirhosseini, Wai Yee Joanne-Kam, Nazimah Sheikh Abdul Hamid, Azizah Osman and Mahiran Basri

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:23

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  22. Content type: Review

    The seeds and sprouts of mung bean (Vigna radiata), a common food, contain abundant nutrients with biological activities. This review provides insight into the nutritional value of mung beans and its sprouts, dis...

    Authors: Dongyan Tang, Yinmao Dong, Hankun Ren, Li Li and Congfen He

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:4

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Over the past decades, the economic development and world population growth has led to increased for food demand. Increasing the fish production is considered one of the alternatives to meet the increased food...

    Authors: Helane MS Costa, Augusto CV Freitas Júnior, Ian PG Amaral, Izaura Y Hirata, Patrícia MG Paiva, Luiz B Carvalho Jr, Vitor Oliveira and Ranilson S Bezerra

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:166

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Ziziphus jujuba Mill. is nutritious and used as food and medicine for more than two thousand years. It has many pharmacological effects, such as elimination of fatigue, dilation of blood vessels, etc. The polysac...

    Authors: Chenling Qu, Songcheng Yu, Li Luo, Yan Zhao and Yawei Huang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:160

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Propolis (bee glue) is a resinous honeybee product having a long history of application in many countries as a traditional remedy for treating wounds, burns, soar throat, stomach disorders, etc. It has been pr...

    Authors: Milena Popova, Rosa Dimitrova, Hassan Talib Al-Lawati, Iva Tsvetkova, Hristo Najdenski and Vassya Bankova

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:158

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Minimally processed water bamboo shoot (WBS) lignifies and deteriorates rapidly at room temperature, which limits greatly its marketability. This study was to investigate the effect of modified atmosphere pack...

    Authors: Lili Song, Hangjun Chen, Haiyan Gao, Xiangjun Fang, Honglei Mu, Ya Yuan, Qian Yang and Yueming Jiang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:147

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the physical, biochemical and antioxidant properties of four Malaysian monofloral types of honey (gelam, longan, rubber tree and sourwood honeys) compared to manuka...

    Authors: Mohammed Moniruzzaman, Siti Amrah Sulaiman, Md Ibrahim Khalil and Siew Hua Gan

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:138

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The emulsification-evaporation method was used to prepare astaxanthin nanodispersions using a three-component emulsifier system composed of Tween 20, sodium caseinate and gum Arabic. Using Response-surface met...

    Authors: Navideh Anarjan, Imededdine Arbi Nehdi and Chin Ping Tan

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:127

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  29. Content type: Research article

    In the last years pectin and other hydrocolloids were tested for improving the color stability and the retention of bioactive compounds in gelled fruit-based products. In line with these concerns, our study ha...

    Authors: Mariana-Atena Poiana, Melania-Florina Munteanu, Despina-Maria Bordean, Ramona Gligor and Ersilia Alexa

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:121

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Isoascorbic acid is a stereoisomer of L-ascorbic acid, and widely used as a food antioxidant. However, its highly hydrophilic behavior prevents its application in cosmetics or fats and oils-based foods. To ove...

    Authors: Wen-Jing Sun, Hong-Xia Zhao, Feng-Jie Cui, Yun-Hong Li, Si-Lian Yu, Qiang Zhou, Jing-Ya Qian and Ying Dong

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:114

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The degree of polymerization of amylose starch in potato was so large that the gel was hardness after gelatinization. Therefore, it is one of the most important ways that the microwave treatment was used to ch...

    Authors: Yanli Xie, Mingxia Yan, Shasha Yuan, Shumin Sun and Quangong Huo

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:113

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Too many different protein and enzyme purification techniques have been reported, especially, chromatographic techniques. Apart from low recovery, these multi-step methods are complicated, time consuming, high...

    Authors: Sunantha Ketnawa, Soottawat Benjakul, Tau Chuan Ling, Oscar Martínez-Alvarez and Saroat Rawdkuen

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:79

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The theoretical, but especially the practical values of identifying the biochemical compounds from the Rosa canina L. fruits are of present interest, this aspect being illustrated by the numerous researches. It w...

    Authors: Ioana Roman, Andreea Stănilă and Sorin Stănilă

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:73

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Colostrum has many beneficial effects on newborns due to its main compounds(proteins, fats, lactose, essential fatty acids, amino acids) as well asprotective antibodies that confer to the body. The buffaloes a...

    Authors: Aurelia Coroian, Silvio Erler, Cristian T Matea, Vioara Mireșan, Camelia Răducu, Constantin Bele and Cristian O Coroian

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:40

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) fruit are highly perishable and have a very short shelf life, easily turning brown and decaying. This study investigated the efficiency of pyrogallol, a catechin on the physiology ...

    Authors: Guoxing Jing, Hua Huang, Bao Yang, Jianrong Li, Xiaolin Zheng and Yueming Jiang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:19

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  36. Content type: Research article

    The consumption of dietary supplements is widely spread and on the rise. These dietary supplements are generally used without prescriptions, proper counseling or any awareness of their health risk. The current...

    Authors: Samira Ibrahim Korfali, Tamer Hawi and Mohamad Mroueh

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:10

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The Chinese bayberry (Myrica rubra Sieb. and Zucc.) is a subtropical fruit native to China, with unique flavor, sweet and sour taste, and high nutrition and health values. The fruit is highly perishable and susce...

    Authors: Hangjun Chen, Hailong Yang, Haiyan Gao, Jie Long, Fei Tao, Xiangjun Fang and Yueming Jiang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2013 7:4

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The study aims to determine the nutritional value of hemp seed expressed by the oil content and by the concentration of metals (Ca, Mg, K, Fe, Mn, Zn and Cd), for five varieties of monoecious and dioecious hem...

    Authors: Marcela Mihoc, Georgeta Pop, Ersilia Alexa and Isidora Radulov

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6:122

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) pericarp is a major byproduct which contains a significant amount of polyphenol. This study was designed to biotransformation litchi pericarp extract (LPE) by Aspergillus awamori t...

    Authors: Sen Lin, Bao Yang, Feng Chen, Guoxiang Jiang, Qing Li, Xuewu Duan and Yueming Jiang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6:108

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The consumer demands for better quality and safety of food products have given rise to the development and implementation of edible films. The use of antimicrobial films can be a promising tool for controlling L....

    Authors: Dan C Vodnar

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6:74

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Organic agriculture involve plants which are cultivated without using synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers and promotes biodiversity, biological cycles and improve the product quality. The carotenoi...

    Authors: Claudiu-Ioan Bunea, Nastasia Pop, Anca Cristina Babeş, Cristian Matea, Francisc V Dulf and Andrea Bunea

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6:66

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The well–known prebiotics are carbohydrates but their effects may not always be beneficial, as they can also encourage the growth of non-probiotic bacteria such as Eubacterium biforme and Clostridium perfringens....

    Authors: Dan C Vodnar and Carmen Socaciu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2012 6:61

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