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- Hua, Sui Sheng T., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Mycotoxin research 2014 v.30 no.2 pp. 71-78
- Aspergillus flavus; Wickerhamomyces anomalus; aflatoxins; biological control; biosynthesis; carcinogenicity; chromatin; corn; cotton; crops; economics; feeds; foods; gene expression; gene expression regulation; genes; peanuts; phenylethyl alcohol; saprophytes; spore germination; volatile compounds; yeasts; California
- ... Aspergillus flavus is a ubiquitous saprophyte that is able to produce the most potent natural carcinogenic compound known as aflatoxin B₁ (AFB₁). This toxin frequently contaminates crops including corn, cotton, peanuts, and tree nuts causing substantial economic loss worldwide. Consequently, more than 100 countries have strict regulations limiting AFB₁ in foodstuffs and feedstuffs. Plants and micr ...
- Hua, Sui Sheng T., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Postharvest biology and technology 2014 v.89 pp. 11-18
- antimicrobial agents; antioxidant activity; carvacrol; direct contact; edible films; shelf life; storage time; strawberries; total soluble solids; vapors; weight loss
- ... The effect of carvacrol and methyl cinnamate vapors incorporated into strawberry puree edible films on the postharvest quality of strawberry fruit (Fragaria×ananassa) was investigated. Fresh strawberries were packed in clamshells and kept at 10°C for 10 days with 90% RH. Strawberry puree edible films, applied in the clamshell, served as carriers for the controlled release of natural antimicrobial ...