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Assessment of glutathione levels in model solution and grape ferments supplemented with glutathione-enriched inactive dry yeast preparations using a novel UPLC-MS/MS method.
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PMID:  23043225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A novel, robust and fast ultra-high performance liquid chromatography-MS method has been developed for the simultaneous quantification of reduced glutathione (GSH) and oxidised glutathione (GSSG) in grape juice, wine and model wine solution. Sample preparation is minimal and does not require derivatisation. The method has very good performance in terms of sensitivity and selectivity. The limit of detection was 0.002 and 0.001 mg L(-1) for GSH and GSSG, respectively. The amount of GSH and GSSG released by commercial glutathione-enriched inactivated dry yeast preparations (GSH-IDYs) into a model solution was assessed. Significant differences in the amount of GSH and/or GSSG released into a model wine by different GSH-IDYs were observed, with ethanol influencing this release under certain conditions. The GSH and GSSG levels in grape juice fermentations supplemented with GSH-IDY were also assessed in relation to different addition times during fermentation. GSH-IDY addition can lead to elevated wine GSH levels, provided the supplementation is done early during alcoholic fermentation.
E C Kritzinger; M A Stander; W J Du Toit
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1944-0057     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101485040     Medline TA:  Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
a Department of Viticulture and Oenology , Stellenbosch University , Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602 , Stellenbosch , South Africa.
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