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Post-harvest biotechnology is a growing industry. Many farmers are looking for economic and organic methods to preserve crops while effectively decreasing post-harvest losses. Previous studies suggested Rhodococcus rhodochrous DAP 96253 specifically cultured on...

["Agricultural Science","Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3398v1
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Coastal protection, nutrient cycling, erosion control, water purification, and carbon sequestration are ecosystem services provided by salt marshes. Additionally, the salt ponds offers coastal breeding and nursery habitat to fishes and invertebrates providing abundant...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3220v1
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Background. Carrot is a multi-nutritional food source. It is an important root vegetable, rich in natural bioactive compounds with health-promoting properties, such as antioxidants that have anti-carcinogenic properties. Aim. This review summarises the occurrences...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3187v1
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The consumption of raw fish has been increasing considerably in the West, since it has an appeal to be potentially healthier (omega 3 and 6, essential amino acids and vitamins). However this potential benefit, as well as the taste, value and even the risk of extinction...

["Food Science and Technology","Genomics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3085v1
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Background. The tomato is the most important horticultural crop in the world, regarding area of cultivation and yield. The main production areas have arid and semi-arid climates, with scarce rainfall, which forces the use of saline water for irrigation - leading...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2983v1
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The nutritional and antinutritional compositions (phytochemical, proximate, mineral, digestibility, functional properties, phytate, tannins and oxalate.) of Delonix regia seed were determined. The results showed that the sample, has high protein content, Ca, Na,...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2764v1
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Background: Food preservation is essential to the growing world population, food economy. Freezing is a commonly used method for food preservation. While extending the life of the product, freezing has detrimental effects. It is causing loss of food weight and...

["Agricultural Science","Biophysics","Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2740v1
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Quality disciplines have been widely used for decades in industrial and business fields. It is only in recent times, however, that Quality management and approaches have received proper attention in life science. In particular, the need for Quality standards in...

["Cell Biology","Food Science and Technology","Genetics","Molecular Biology","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2637v1
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In the present study, Okara, a soybean by-product from the production of tofu and soymilk, was processed by solid state fermentation (SSF) with Neurospora crassa Mai 1-1, a filamentous and edible fungus which was firstly isolated in our group. The proximate composition,...

["Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Nutrition"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2636v1
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Plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) can modify plant growth and increase nutrient uptake. This study focuses on additional applications for PGPB in pre-harvest and post-harvest biotechnology.In this study a Bacillus sp. were exposed to urea, cobalt, and iron...

["Agricultural Science","Food Science and Technology","Microbiology","Plant Science","Soil Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2611v1
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Histidine is precursor for histamine (4-(2-aminoethyl) imidazole) formation through a process called decarboxylation with the aid of histidine decarboxylase enzyme possessed by particular bacterial species. Since storage temperature is highly influenced the formation...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2360v1
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Cell immobilization is an alternative to microencapsulation for the maintenance of cells in a liquid medium. However, artificial immobilization carriers are expensive and pose a high safety risk. This study aimed to evaluate the potential of okara, a food-grade...

["Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2349v1
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We study the glycosylation processes that convert initially toxic substrates to nutritionally valuable metabolites in the flavonoid biosynthesis pathway of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) seedlings. To estimate the reaction rates we use ordinary differential equations...

["Agricultural Science","Computational Biology","Food Science and Technology","Mathematical Biology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2077v2
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An 1H NMR-based metabolomic study was used to characterize 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon wines from Ningxia that were vinified in the same fermentation technique. The pattern recognition methods of principal component analysis (PCA)...

["Agricultural Science","Biochemistry","Food Science and Technology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2332v1
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