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Chitosan Modification and Pharmaceutical/Biomedical Applications
Chitosan has received much attention as a functional biopolymer for diverse applications, especially in pharmaceutics and medicine. Our recent efforts focused on the chemical and biologicalExpand
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Optimized microwave-assisted extraction of phenolic acids from citrus mandarin peels and evaluation of antioxidant activity in vitro
An efficient microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) technique was developed to extract phenolic acids from citrus mandarin peels. The operating parameters were optimized using central composite designExpand
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Biological activities of chitosan and chitooligosaccharides
Abstract Chitosan and its oligosaccharides, which are known to possess multiple functional properties, have attracted considerable interest due to their biological activities and potentialExpand
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Functionality and Antioxidant Properties of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) as Influenced by the Degree of Hydrolysis
Freeze dried protein powders (Fresh minced meat, FMM and Hot water dip, HWD) from tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) were hydrolyzed by Alcalase 2.4 L (Alc), Flavourzyme (Flav) and Neutrase (Neut), andExpand
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Temperature effect on the non-volatile compounds of Maillard reaction products derived from xylose-soybean peptide system: further insights into thermal degradation and cross-linking.
Abstract Solutions of soybean peptide with or without xylose were heated over a range of temperatures (80–130 °C) for 2 h to investigate the characteristics of Maillard reaction and the effect ofExpand
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Biochemical and physical changes of grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) fillets stored at -3 and 0 °C.
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of superchilling at -3 °C compared with ice storage at 0 °C on the biochemical and physical properties of grass carp fillets. Fillets storedExpand
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Biogenic and volatile amines in Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) stored at different temperatures
Summary Biogenic amines, total volatile base nitrogen (TVB-N) and trimethylamine nitrogen (TMA-N) concentrations in the muscle of postmortem Chinese mitten crab stored at 4 and 20 °C were studied.Expand
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Dietary chitosan improves hypercholesterolemia in rats fed high-fat diets.
The hypolipidemic mechanism of chitosan was investigated in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Animals were divided into 5 groups (n = 8): a normal fat control group, a high-fat control group (HF), a positiveExpand
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The effects of edible chitosan-based coatings on flavor quality of raw grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus) fillets during refrigerated storage.
  • D. Yu, Y. Xu, +4 authors Bin Wang
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Food chemistry
  • 1 March 2018
This study investigated the effects of chitosan-based coatings on flavor retention of refrigerated grass carp fillets by using various indicators: free amino acids (FAA), nucleotides, trimethylamineExpand
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Synthesis, characterization, and antimicrobial activity of kojic acid grafted chitosan oligosaccharide.
A novel water-soluble chitosan oligosaccharide (COS) derivative, chitosan oligosaccharide/kojic acid grafts assigned as COS/KA, was prepared by using the selective partial alkylation of N-benzylideneExpand
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