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- Dewhirst, Rebecca A.; Clarkson, Graham J.J.; Rothwell, Steve D.; Fry, Stephen C.
- Food chemistry 2017 v.233 pp. 237-246
- dehydroascorbic acid, etc ; agitation; electrophoresis; leaves; lettuce; oxalates; oxidative stress; postharvest treatment; salads; spinach; titration; washing; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Post-harvest treatments of pre-packaged salad leaves potentially cause l-ascorbate loss, but the mechanisms of ascorbate degradation remain incompletely understood, especially in planta. We explored the extent and pathways of ascorbate loss in variously washed and stored salad leaves. Ascorbate was assayed by 2,6-dichlorophenolindophenol titration, and pathways were monitored by 14C-radiolabelling ...
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