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- Cheng, Qing, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Scientia horticulturae 2016 v.199 pp. 81-87
- Diospyros kaki; ambient temperature; antioxidants; carbon dioxide; catalase; cell walls; enzyme activity; ethylene production; fruit quality; fruits; hydroxyl radicals; oxygen; pectins; peroxidase; persimmons; ripening; superoxide anion
- ... Few studies have examined the non-enzymatic disassembly of cell walls in persimmon fruits. The objective of the study was to investigate the changes in the levels of reactive oxygen species and in the activity of antioxidative enzymes and, to evaluate the effect of OH on the in vitro breakdown of cell wall polysaccharides of persimmon fruit at different ripening stages. After harvest, persimmon (D ...