Food Chemistry

The Research Publications track research that is published across national and international peer-reviewed journals. The most recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal Title, Subject, USDA Grant Funding Agencies or FDA Grant Funding Agencies. The research publications are tracked across five subject areas: Bacterial Pathogens, Chemical Contaminants, Natural Toxins, Parasites, and Viruses.

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 06:09
Author(s): Shanshan Wu, Zheng-Zhi Yin, Xiaohui Chen, Xueqing Wang, Datong Wu, Yong Kong Poly(melamine) (PMel) was synthesized via the electropolymerization of melamine monomer, which was then characterized by field-emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), cyclic voltammetry (CV) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). The possible polymerization mechanisms of melamine were also...
Sat, 07/11/2020 - 06:09
Author(s): Enric Pellicer-Castell, Carolina Belenguer-Sapiña, Pedro Amorós, José Manuel Herrero-Martínez, Adela R. Mauri-Aucejo An extraction procedure was developed for the determination of aflatoxin M1 in milk and dairy products. A sorbent based on UVM-7 mesoporous silica was used as solid phase for the sample clean-up, and the analyte determination was carried out by HPLC coupled to a...
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Ümmügülsüm Gülcan, Cihadiye Candal Uslu, Ceren Mutlu, Sultan Arslan-Tontul, Mustafa Erbaş The baking in N2 and CO2 atmosphere decreased by 50% the acrylamide, while this level was 99% in SO2. The highest acrylamide content was detected in the control sample as 39.03 µg/kg. Additionally, the lowest HMF content was determined in S-bread as 14.85 mg/kg. The baking atmosphere has a...
Sun, 07/05/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Wei Quan, Yong Li, Ye Jiao, Chaoyi Xue, Guoping Liu, Zhaojun Wang, Zhiyong He, Fang Qin, Maomao Zeng, Jie Chen The simultaneous formation of acrylamide; β-carboline heterocyclic amines (HAs): harmane and norharmane; and advanced glycation end products (AGEs) (Nε-(carboxymethyl)lysine (CML) and Nε-(carboxyethyl)lysine (CEL)) was analyzed based on an aqueous model system. The model...
Mon, 06/29/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Shao-Yan Zheng, Ze-Shun Wei, Shuang Li, Shi-Jia Zhang, Chun-Fang Xie, Dong-Sheng Yao, Da-Ling Liu Aflatoxins (AFs) are potent carcinogens present in numerous crops. Access to accurate methods for evaluating contamination is a critical factor in aflatoxin risk assessment. Versicolorin A (Ver A), a precursor of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), can be used as an indicator for the presence of AFB1,...
Sun, 06/28/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Julieta Griboff, Juan Cruz Carrizo, Rocío Inés Bonansea, María Eugenia Valdés, Daniel Alberto Wunderlin, María Valeria Amé The occurrence of 46 antibiotics (amphenicols, cephalosporins, dihydrofolate reductase inhibitors, fluroquinolones, macrolides, nitrofurans, penicillins, quinolones, sulfamides and tetracyclines) in Argentinean market fish were investigated by UPLC-MS/MS....
Sun, 06/28/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Meng Zhang, Tong Bu, Yongming Tian, Xinyu Sun, Qinzhi Wang, Yingnan Liu, Feier Bai, Shuang Zhao, Li Wang Herein, a label-free and dual-readout immunochromatographic test strip (ITS) for the sensitive detection of Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 by taking advantages of the strong capture ability of Fe3O4@CuS nanostructures (NSs) towards bacteria and their ultrahigh photothermal...
Sun, 06/28/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Sara Panseri, Francesco Arioli, Cristina Biolatti, Giacomo Mosconi, Radmila Pavlovic, Luca Maria Chiesa Polyphosphates are permitted as food additives (Regulation EC No 1129/2011) but their undeclared utilisation is considered fraudulent. They improve water holding capacity of the seafood, preventing biochemical/physical changes during commercialization. The key objective of this study...
Sun, 06/28/2020 - 06:07
Author(s): Dongjie Chen, Justin R. Wiertzema, Peng Peng, Yanling Cheng, Yunpu Wang, Juer Liu, Yiwei Ma, Wes Mosher, Myungwoo Kang, Min Min, Paul Chen, David J. Baumler, Chi Chen, Laurence Lee, Zata Vickers, Joellen Feirtag, Roger Ruan The outbreaks of Cronobacter sakazakii, Salmonella spp, and Bacillus cereus in powdered foods have been increasing in worldwide. However, an effective method to...
Thu, 06/18/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Xiaohui Xiong, Yafei Li, Yichen Lu, Xiong Xiong, Wei Yuan, Yi Li, Yuanjian Liu, Lixia Lu A novel strategy for AFB1 detection in grains was proposed based on DNA tetrahedron-structured probe (DTP) and horseradish peroxidase (HRP) triggered polyaniline (PANI) deposition. Briefly, the DNA tetrahedron nanostructures were assembled on the gold electrode, with carboxylic group designed on...
Sat, 06/13/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Huihuang Xiong, Lan Guo, Xuejin Mao, Ting Tan, Hao Wan, Yiqun Wan A magnetic hydrophilic molecularly imprinted material (MIM) with multiple stimuli-responses was prepared for efficient recognition of bisphenol A (BPA). MIM consisted of a magnetic core, an inner silica dioxide shell and an outer hydrophilic polymer shell, responsive for rapid magnetic separation, protection of the...
Tue, 06/09/2020 - 06:08
Author(s): Junhong Xin, Xia Wang, Na Li, Lu Liu, Yujing Lian, Minglin Wang, Ru-Song Zhao Food safety issues are a great concern of the international community. Many methods to analyze and detect food contaminants have been widely researched because both biological and chemical contaminants in food can cause severe damage to human health. Several adsorbent materials have been utilized in the...
Sun, 06/07/2020 - 06:06
Author(s): Yingnyu Gao, Ying Wang, Jiang Qian, Wenshuai Si, Qi Tan, Jiyang Xu, Yucheng Zhao Many wild mushroom species are known to immune heavy metals. However, the mechanism by which this occurs remains largely unsolved. Melatonin (MT) has been proven to play an important defensive role against various abiotic stresses in plants and animals. This study reports on the presence of MT in edible...
Wed, 06/03/2020 - 03:34
Author(s): Lijin Huang, Wan Huang, Rujia Shen, Qin Shuai In this work, a facile solid phase extraction (SPE) method was developed for the analysis of trace Pb2+ and Cd2+ by using chitosan/thiol modified metal-organic frameworks (CS/MOF-SH) composite as adsorbent followed by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometer (GF-AAS) detection. The potential influencing factors, such as solution pH,...
Wed, 06/03/2020 - 03:34
Author(s): Zonghan Wang, Xiaolin Yao, Yongzhi Zhang, Rong Wang, Yanwei Ji, Jing Sun, Daohong Zhang, Jianlong Wang To overcome the drawbacks of antibody labeling dependence and single-readout system in the conventional lateral flow immunoassays (LFIAs) as well as the non-targeted combination of new capture agents reported recently for pathogen detection, in this work, a multi-readout and label-...
Mon, 06/01/2020 - 03:32
Author(s): Lingfei Ma, Yanfei Wang, Haipu Li, Fangyuan Peng, Bo Qiu, Zhaoguang Yang Monitoring neonicotinoid residues in grains is of significant interest for the proper assessment of pesticide exposure to human. The quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe extraction method combined with dispersive liquid-liquid micro-extraction (QuEChERS-DLLME) was developed for extracting, purifying,...
Mon, 06/01/2020 - 03:32
Author(s): Bolong Fang, Shaolan Xu, Youju Huang, Fengmei Su, Zhen Huang, Hao Fang, Juan Peng, Yonghua Xiong, Weihua Lai In this study, we developed an indirect competitive plasmonic immunoassay using glucose oxidase (GOx)-induced redox reaction to etch Au nanorods (AuNRs) for qualitative and quantitative detection of aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) in milk. In this system, streptavidin (SA) was selected as a...
Sun, 05/31/2020 - 03:33
Author(s): Yuchen Zhu, Yinghua Luo, Guoyu Sun, Pengpu Wang, Xiaosong Hu, Fang Chen The inhibition effects of glutathione (GSH) on acrylamide (AA) in the asparagine/glucose model systems and cookies were investigated. The formation of AA was significantly inhibited by GSH addition in the model systems. The decreasing levels of AA were in the range of 38-86%, 57-82%, and 3-41% at 120, 140, and 160...
Sat, 05/30/2020 - 03:35
Author(s): Long Wu, Weimin Zhang, Chen Liu, Mohamed F. Foda, Yongheng Zhu In this work, based on the strawberry-like SiO2/Ag nanocomposites (SANC) immersed filter paper, a newly surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate was constructed for the detection of acrylamide (AAm) in food products. To construct filter paper-based SANC (F-SANC) SERS substrates, SiO2 nanoparticles (SNP) were...
Thu, 05/28/2020 - 03:34
Author(s): Sihui Liang, Ningge Jian, Jiankun Cao, Huayin Zhang, Jian Li, Qian Xu, Chunmin Wang In this study, polyaniline modified polyacrylonitrile nanofibers mat (PANI NFsM) was prepared as a novel adsorbent for the solid-phase extraction (SPE) of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug residues in meat or egg samples. The solvent extracts of samples were simply diluted with water to perform the...
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Taehoon Lee, Hyesung Park, Pradeep Puligundla, Gwi-Hee Koh, Jungro Yoon, Chulkyoon Mok This study was aimed to reduce the concentrations of benzopyrene (BaP) and acrylamide (ACR) in roasted coffee beans by corona discharge plasma jet (CDPJ). The initial concentrations of BaP and ACR in the beans were decreased by 53.6% and 32.0%, respectively, following CDPJ (20 kV DC/1.5 A) treatment...
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Ali Ranjbar Jafarabadi, Sakineh Mashjoor, Alireza Riyahi Bakhtiari, Catherine Jadot The present study investigated accumulation of petrogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (∑39PAHs) in the livers and muscles of three coral-reef fish (50 specimens) from the Persian Gulf, Kharg Island (Iran), specifically Lethrinus microdon (n=18), Lutjanus argentimaculatus (n=17), and Scomberomorus...
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Yang Yu, Jianyang Shi, Bingying Xie, Yutong He, Yongping Qin, Dan Wang, Haichun Shi, Yongpei Ke, Qun Sun Chlorine dioxide (ClO2) gas was utilized for detoxifying aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) in corn for the first time. Four degradation compounds were identified by LC–MS as C17H13O8, C17H15O10, C16H15O10, and C15H11O8. Structurally, the biological activity of ClO2-treated AFB1 was removed due to...
Fri, 05/22/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Hengye Chen, Ou Hu, Yao Fan, Lu Xu, Lei Zhang, Wei Lan, Ying Hu, Xingrui Xie, Lixia Ma, Yuanbin She, Haiyan Fu The needing of rapid and sensitive detection method for pesticides is increasing, to facilitate its detection without complicated instruments. Herein, a novel paper-based senor was developed for the visual detection of three carbamate pesticides (metolcarb, carbofuran, and...
Fri, 05/22/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Jin-Hee Kim, Se-Wook Oh The outbreaks due to the low number of foodborne pathogens present in ready-to-eat products can be prevented by rapid and sensitive detection method. However, as a conventional detection method, it is impossible to monitor foodborne bacteria existing which is less than 50 cfu/25 g in a food. This study was designed to investigate the possibility of detecting 1...
Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:33
Author(s): Lei Tian, Cindy Gates Goodyer, Jingyun Zheng, Stéphane Bayen The thermal degradation of bisphenol A (BPA) and bisphenol S (BPS) was investigated in water and fish (cod, basa) fillets. Ultrasound assisted solvent extraction followed by high performance liquid chromatography coupled with quadrupole time of flight mass spectrometry (HPLC-QTOF-MS) was used to analyze residues in fish. Good...
Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:33
Author(s): Yue Chen, Yifu Zhang, Lan Jiang, Guiyun Chen, Jiaojiao Yu, Shuhong Li, Ye Chen Compared with dried noodles, fresh wet noodles (FWNs) have unique flavor and texture characteristics. However, they have a short shelf life due to their high moisture content (approximately 33 %). We developed an innovative technique applying cold plasma, which allows the quick removal of some of the...
Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:33
Author(s): Nail Altunay, Adil Elik, Savaş Kaya In this study, a simple and quick ionic liquid- based ultrasonic-assisted microextraction (IL-UA-ME) procedure has been improved for extraction of melamine in dairy products followed by UV–VIS spectrometry. For the analysis of stability and reactivity of melamine and its some metal complexes, quantum chemical parameters like frontier orbital energy-...
Wed, 05/20/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Juan Wang, Gultakin Hasanalieva, Liza Wood., Emilia Markellou., Per Ole Iversen, Aksel Bernhoft, Chris Seal, Marcin Baranski., Vanessa Vigar, Laura Ernst, Adam Willson, Bronwyn J. Barkla, Carlo Leifert, Leonidas Rempelos Wheat is one of the main dietary sources for mycotoxins that can cause adverse health effects in humans. Here we report results of a 3-year survey which compared the...
Sun, 05/17/2020 - 03:30
Author(s): Wei Chen, Fen Cai, Qian Wu, Yuhan Wu, Bangben Yao, Jianguo Xu Mycotoxin contaminations of tea have been considered serious problems. The presence of interfering substances presents enormous challenges to accurate detection of hazardous analytes in tea soups. In this work, we have carefully predicted, evaluated, and confirmed the matrix effects in tea that have an undesired influence on...
Thu, 05/14/2020 - 03:30
Author(s): Yuchen Zhu, Yinghua Luo, Guoyu Sun, Pengpu Wang, Xiaosong Hu, Fang Chen Glutathione (GSH) is a potential inhibitor for acrylamide (AA) in heated food. In the present study, the inhibition pathways of GSH on AA were investigated in the asparagine (Asn)/glucose (Glc)/GSH model system. In comparison to the Asn/Glc model system, three unique molecular ions (m/z 470, 379, and 193) were...
Mon, 05/11/2020 - 03:32
Author(s): Shu Lin, Binfeng Zhao, Zeteng Ying, Shiming Fan, Zongqi Hu, Feng Xue, Quan Zhang Xiangshan Bay provides most of the seafood for residents from the southeast coast of China. However, information on the safety of local seafood was not well known. In this study, we investigated the residue, spatial distribution and potential health risks of ten polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in Sixty-...
Tue, 05/05/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Hamid Khaneghahi Abyaneh, Alireza Bahonar, Negin Noori, Hassan Yazdanpanah, Mohamad Hosein Shojaee Aliabadi We are writing about the recently published letter to the editor in Food Chemistry entitled “Refers to The overall and variations of Aflatoxin M1 contamination of milk in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis study, Food Chemistry (2020), doi: https:// doi.org/10.1016/j....
Sun, 05/03/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): Jamie L. York, Robert H. Magnuson, Kevin A. Schug Hen egg yolk from chicken eggs were examined for their mycotoxin, hormone, and fat-soluble vitamin content. A method was developed for multi-class analysis of egg yolk using a dilute/precipitate, centrifuge, and shoot process coupled with on-line sample clean-up using restricted access media with LC-MS/MS. Matrix effects were evaluated...
Sun, 05/03/2020 - 03:31
Author(s): M.A. Cámara, S. Cermeño, G. Martínez, J. Oliva The effects of the industrial processing are evaluated of the removal of 16 pesticide residues in canned apricots and peaches and in orange juice. A method of multi-residual extraction that uses QuEChERS and liquid chromatography in tandem with triple quadrupole mass spectrometry was used. The method shows good linearity for the 16...
Thu, 04/30/2020 - 03:32
Author(s): Tuan-Kiet Ly, Tuan-Dat Ho, Philippe Behra, Tran-Thi Nhu-Trang Maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides have been established in teas for quality control and protection of consumer health in many countries and regions, including Europe. It is, however, challenging to quantify multi-pesticide residues at low concentrations in complex matrices, such as tea. In this study, highly...
Sat, 04/25/2020 - 03:29
Author(s): Ruxia Liu, Ruirui Shi, Wenting Zou, Wenhua Chen, Xianchao Yin, Fengchun Zhao, Zhengyou Yang Here we demonstrate a novel phage-magnetic-chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay (P-MCLEIA) for detection of zearalenone (ZEN). The P-MCLEIA was more efficient than conventional ELISA through several improvements. In the P-MCLEIA, magnetic nanoparticles were replaced of microplates as solid phases...
Thu, 04/23/2020 - 03:28
Author(s): Huirong He, Da-Wen Sun, Hongbin Pu, Lunjie Huang Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) as the most toxic mycotoxin in contaminated food can greatly threaten human health, and sensitive and selective detection of AFB1 is thus highly desired. An ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) aptasensor was developed for AFB1 detection in peanut oil samples. SH-cDNA modified Fe3O4@Au nanoflowers...
Thu, 04/23/2020 - 03:28
Author(s): Shi-Jun Chen, Lian Gan, Ying-Chi Guo, Yong-Jian Liu, Li-Xia Tian This study aimed to investigate if myo-inositol (MI) supplementation could alleviate adverse effects caused by aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) with respect to growth performance, AFB1 residues, immune response and antioxidant status of Litopenaeus vannamei. 800 shrimp (initial weight: 1.1g) were divided into five groups: MI0 (basal...
Wed, 04/22/2020 - 03:28
Author(s): Zhiming Xiao, Ruiguo Wang, Decheng Suo, Tong Li, Xiaoou Su Presence of bisphenol A (BPA) and its analogues in various environmental matrices have been well studied by now, but there is still an insufficient data on the occurrence of BPA analogues in animal-derived foodstuffs. Hence, this work describes a quick, sensitive and reliable analytical method for the simultaneous determination...
Wed, 04/22/2020 - 03:28
Author(s): Yongpeng Guo, Xiaojuan Qin, Yu Tang, Qiugang Ma, Jianyun Zhang, Lihong Zhao In the present study, the CotA protein from Bacillus licheniformis ANSB821 was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli. Apart from the laccase activities, we found that the recombinant CotA could effectively oxidize aflatoxin B1 in the absence of redox mediators. The Km, Kcat and Vmax values of the recombinant...
Thu, 04/16/2020 - 03:22
Author(s): Chan Zhang, Zejun Jiang, Maojun Jin, Pengfei Du, Ge Chen, Xueyan Cui, Yudan Zhang, Guoxin Qin, Feiyan Yan, A.M. ABD El-Aty, Ahmet Hacimüftüoğlu, Jing Wang Herein, we developed a multi-analyte fluorescence immunoassay for detection of three organophosphate pesticides (triazophos, parathion, and chlorpyrifos) in various agro-products (rice, wheat, cucumber, cabbage, and apple) using...
Sun, 04/12/2020 - 03:21
Author(s): Jaime Nácher-Mestre, Eduardo Beltrán, Fiona Strachan, James R. Dick, Jaume Pérez-Sánchez, Marc H.G. Berntssen, Douglas R. Tocher Concern about the risk of exposure to emerging plant-derived mycotoxins such as beauvericin and enniatins has been addressed by the European Commission who requested the European Food Safety Authority for a scientific opinion on their risk to human and animal...
Sat, 04/11/2020 - 03:22
Author(s): Lijun Luo, Xiaohong Liu, Shuai Ma, Libo Li, Tianyan You Zearalenone (ZEN) is highly toxic to humans, and therefore, development of sensitive and effective methods for ZEN quantification in cereal crops is particularly important. Here, an innovative photoelectrochemical (PEC) aptasensor based on simply in-situ conjugated composites of zinc oxide-nitrogen doped graphene quantum dots (ZnO...
Sat, 04/11/2020 - 03:22
Author(s): Ivana Mandić Andačić, Ana Tot, Martina Ivešić Visualisation, Adela Krivohlavek Visualisation, Rohit Thirumdas, Francisco J. Barba, Marija Badanjak Sabolović, Jasenka Gajdoš Kljusurić, Suzana Rimac Brnčić The aim of the present study was to determine and compare the levels of acrylamide in different types of bread and bakery products using a LC-MS/MS method, before and after the new...
Thu, 04/09/2020 - 03:24
Author(s): Wenjin Wang, Shuaihua Zhang, Zhi Li, Jinqiu Li, Xiumin Yang, Chun Wang, Zhi Wang Honey, a highly nutritious functional food, might be contaminated by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) during its production and/or harvest. The preconcentration and analysis of trace levels of PAHs from the complex sample matrices like honey still poses challenges for analytical researchers. In this...
Wed, 04/08/2020 - 03:26
Author(s): Hossein Moallaei, Jean-Philippe Bouchara, Abolfazl Rad, Pardeep Singh, Pankaj Raizada, Hai Nguyen Tran, Muhammad Nadeem Zafar, Dimitrios A. Giannakoudakis, Ahmad Hosseini-Bandegharaei In the present work, for the first time, the filamentous fungus Fusarium sp. was utilized for devising a novel method for pre-concentration and determination of trace amounts of Pb(II), Cu(II), Cd(II),...
Fri, 04/03/2020 - 03:21
Author(s): Xiao Zhigang, Wang Lishuang, Zhang Yirui, Wang Yanwen, Ahmed S.M. Saleh, Zhu Minpeng, Gao Yuzhe, Xu Caihong, Mohamed E. Hassan, Yang Qingyu, Duan Yumin The removal of organophosphorus pesticides residues from wastewater of fruits and vegetables processing as well as other agricultural processes by a low-cost, environment-friendly, and efficient strategy is necessary. In this study,...
Thu, 04/02/2020 - 03:20
Author(s): Li Xue, Fengchun Huang, Li Hao, Gaozhe Cai, Lingyan Zheng, Yanbin Li, Jianhan Lin In this study, a sensitive immunoassay using immunomagnetic nanobeads (MNBs), manganese dioxide nanoflowers (MnO2 NFs) and quantum dots (QDs) was developed for simultaneous detection of E. coli O157: H7 and Salmonella typhimurium. MnO2 NFs were synthesized, functionalized and incubated with QDs to obtain...
Tue, 03/31/2020 - 03:22
Author(s): Wenting Li, Xuetao Hu, Qian Li, Yongqiang Shi, Xiaodong Zhai, Yiwei Xu, Zhihua Li, Xiaowei Huang, Xin Wang, Jiyong Shi, Xiaobo Zou, Shifei Kang A novel ratiometric fluorescence probe was proposed for detecting lead (II) ions (Pb2+) in porphyra, the approach was based on copper nanoclusters and nitrogen-doped carbon quantum dots (CuNCs-CNQDs). In this probe, the CuNCs delivered the...

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