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Alternative food-preservation technologies: efficacy and mechanisms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11932194     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
High-pressure processing, ionizing radiation, pulsed electric field and ultraviolet radiation are emerging preservation technologies designed to produce safe food, while maintaining its nutritional and sensory qualities. A sigmoid inactivation pattern is observed in most kinetic studies. Damage to cell membranes, enzymes or DNA is the most commonly cited cause of death of microorganisms by alternative preservation technologies.
Beatrice H Lado; Ahmed E Yousef
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1286-4579     ISO Abbreviation:  Microbes Infect.     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-04     Completed Date:  2002-06-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883508     Medline TA:  Microbes Infect     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University, 2015 Fyffe Road, Parker Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Division
Food Handling / methods
Food Microbiology*
Food Preservation / methods*
Hot Temperature

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