M Friedman

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Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Control of Clostridium perfringens spores by green tea leaf extracts during cooling of cooked ground beef, chicken, and pork
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1429-33. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutritional consequences of food processing
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Forum Nutr 56:350-2. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Potato glycoalkaloids and metabolites: roles in the plant and in the diet
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:8655-81. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of tea compounds against human cancer cells
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:243-53. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Carvacrol, cinnamaldehyde, oregano oil, and thymol inhibit Clostridium perfringens spore germination and outgrowth in ground turkey during chilling
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 70:218-22. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Applications of the ninhydrin reaction for analysis of amino acids, peptides, and proteins to agricultural and biomedical sciences
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:385-406. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Chemistry, biochemistry, and safety of acrylamide. A review
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:4504-26. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activities of naturally occurring compounds against antibiotic-resistant Bacillus cereus vegetative cells and spores, Escherichia coli, and Staphylococcus aureus
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1774-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Anticarcinogenic effects of glycoalkaloids from potatoes against human cervical, liver, lymphoma, and stomach cancer cells
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:6162-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Biological effects of Maillard browning products that may affect acrylamide safety in food: biological effects of Maillard products
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Reseach Service, USDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 561:135-56. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Control of Clostridium perfringens spores by green tea leaf extracts during cooling of cooked ground beef, chicken, and pork
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 70:1429-33. 2007
    ..perfringens spore germination and outgrowth during abusive cooling from 54.4 to 7.2 degrees C in 12, 15, 18, or 21 h of cooling for ground beef, chicken, and pork...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutritional consequences of food processing
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Forum Nutr 56:350-2. 2003
    ..Possible approaches to prevent the formation of deleterious food ingredients are also addressed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potato glycoalkaloids and metabolites: roles in the plant and in the diet
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:8655-81. 2006
    ..An enhanced understanding of the multiple and overlapping aspects of glycoalkaloids in the plant and in the diet will benefit producers and consumers of potatoes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of tea compounds against human cancer cells
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:243-53. 2007
    ..The findings extend related observations on the anticarcinogenic potential of tea ingredients and suggest that consumers may benefit more by drinking both green and black teas...
  5. ncbi request reprint Carvacrol, cinnamaldehyde, oregano oil, and thymol inhibit Clostridium perfringens spore germination and outgrowth in ground turkey during chilling
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 70:218-22. 2007
    ..5%) at the most abusive chilling rate evaluated (21 h). These findings establish the value of the plant-derived antimicrobials for inhibiting C. perfringens in commercial ground turkey products...
  6. ncbi request reprint Applications of the ninhydrin reaction for analysis of amino acids, peptides, and proteins to agricultural and biomedical sciences
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:385-406. 2004
    ..A better understanding of these multifaceted ninhydrin reactions provide a scientific basis for further improvements of this important analytical technique...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chemistry, biochemistry, and safety of acrylamide. A review
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:4504-26. 2003
    ..A better understanding of the chemistry and biology of pure acrylamide in general and its impact in a food matrix in particular can lead to the development of improved food processes to decrease the acrylamide content of the diet...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activities of naturally occurring compounds against antibiotic-resistant Bacillus cereus vegetative cells and spores, Escherichia coli, and Staphylococcus aureus
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1774-8. 2004
    ..cereus (vegetative) >> S. aureus approximately E. coli >> B. cereus (spores). Some of the test substances may be effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria in foods and feeds...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anticarcinogenic effects of glycoalkaloids from potatoes against human cervical, liver, lymphoma, and stomach cancer cells
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:6162-9. 2005
    ..The decreases in cell populations were also observed visually by reversed-phase microscopy. The results complement related observations on the anticarcinogenic potential of food ingredients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biological effects of Maillard browning products that may affect acrylamide safety in food: biological effects of Maillard products
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Reseach Service, USDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 561:135-56. 2005
    ..Such studies should lead to safer foods...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activities of tea catechins and theaflavins and tea extracts against Bacillus cereus
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Food Prot 69:354-61. 2006
    ..These studies extend our knowledge about the antimicrobial effects of food ingredients...
  12. doi request reprint Review of methods for the reduction of dietary content and toxicity of acrylamide
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:6113-40. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Analysis by HPLC and LC/MS of pungent piperamides in commercial black, white, green, and red whole and ground peppercorns
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:3028-36. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate the utility of the described extraction and analytical methods used to determine the wide-ranging individual and total piperamide contents of widely consumed peppers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Overview of antibacterial, antitoxin, antiviral, and antifungal activities of tea flavonoids and teas
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:116-34. 2007
    ..Further research is suggested for each of these categories. The herein described findings are not only of fundamental interest, but also have practical implications for nutrition, food safety, and animal and human health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recipes for antimicrobial wine marinades against Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella enterica
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Food Sci 72:M207-13. 2007
    ..These observations suggest that antimicrobial wine formulations have the potential to improve the microbiological safety of foods...
  16. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activities of phenolic benzaldehydes and benzoic acids against Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella enterica
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Food Prot 66:1811-21. 2003
    ..enterica at pH 7.0 as it was at pH 3.7, suggesting that the ionization of its OH groups may enhance bactericidal activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Glycoalkaloid and calystegine contents of eight potato cultivars
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:2964-73. 2003
    ..The possible significance of the results to plant and food sciences is discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of feeding solanidine, solasodine and tomatidine to non-pregnant and pregnant mice
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Food Chem Toxicol 41:61-71. 2003
    ..Generally, the biological effects of solanidine differ from those of the parent potato glycoalkaloids. Possible mechanisms of these effects and the implication of the results for food safety and plant physiology are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chemistry, nutrition, and microbiology of D-amino acids
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 47:3457-79. 1999
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of pH on the stability of plant phenolic compounds
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 48:2101-10. 2000
    ..The results are rationalized in terms of relative resonance stabilization of phenoxide ions and quinone oxidation intermediates. The possible significance of these findings to food chemistry and microbiology is discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lowering of plasma LDL cholesterol in hamsters by the tomato glycoalkaloid tomatine
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Food Chem Toxicol 38:549-53. 2000
    ..They are also consistent with the reported low oral toxicity of tomatine compared to other glycoalkaloids...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cinnamaldehyde content in foods determined by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 48:5702-9. 2000
    ..The protection may due to an antioxidative action of eugenol. The possible mechanism of this effect and the significance of these findings for food chemistry and microbiology are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Application of the S-pyridylethylation reaction to the elucidation of the structures and functions of proteins
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Protein Chem 20:431-53. 2001
    ..It is intended to serve as a resource and guide for further progress based on the reported application of pyridylethylation reactions to more than 150 proteins...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tomato glycoalkaloids: role in the plant and in the diet
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:5751-80. 2002
    ..Such an understanding can lead to the creation of improved tomatoes and to improved practices on the farm and in the consumption of tomatoes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of dietary tomatine against dibenzo[a,l]pyrene (DBP)-induced liver and stomach tumors in rainbow trout
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:1485-91. 2007
    ..Dose-response and chemopreventive mechanisms for tomatine protection remain to be examined. This is the first report on the anticarcinogenic effects of tomatine in vivo...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bactericidal activities of plant essential oils and some of their isolated constituents against Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella enterica
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Food Prot 65:1545-60. 2002
    ..034 to 0.21) were thymol, cinnamaldehyde, carvacrol, eugenol, salicylaldehyde, geraniol, isoeugenol, terpineol, perillaldehyde, and estragole. The possible significance of these results with regard to food microbiology is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Feeding of potato, tomato and eggplant alkaloids affects food consumption and body and liver weights in mice
    M Friedman
    Food Safety and Health Research Unit, USDA ARS Western Regional Research Center, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Nutr 126:989-99. 1996
    ..These findings and the apparent effects of structure on biological activity should serve as a guide for the removal of the most toxic ++compounds from plant foods. The implications of the results for food safety and health are discussed...
  28. doi request reprint Antibacterial effects of allspice, garlic, and oregano essential oils in tomato films determined by overlay and vapor-phase methods
    W X Du
    Processed Foods Research, Western Regional Research Center, US Dept of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Food Sci 74:M390-7. 2009
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Physical and antibacterial properties of edible films formulated with apple skin polyphenols
    W X Du
    Processed Foods Research, Western Regional Research Center, US Dept of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Food Sci 76:M149-55. 2011
    ..The results of the present study show that apple skin polyphenols can be used to prepare apple-based antimicrobial edible films with good physical properties for food applications by direct contact...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of allspice, cinnamon, and clove bud essential oils in edible apple films on physical properties and antimicrobial activities
    W X Du
    Processed Foods Research, Western Regional Research Center, US Dept of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 800 Buchanan St, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Food Sci 74:M372-8. 2009
    ..The results show that apple-based films with allspice, cinnamon, or clove bud oils were active against 3 foodborne pathogens by both direct contact with the bacteria and indirectly by vapors emanating from the films...
  31. doi request reprint Storage stability and antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli O157:H7 of carvacrol in edible apple films made by two different casting methods
    Wen Xian Du
    Western Regional Research Center, Processed Foods and Produce Safety and Microbiology Research, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture USDA, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:3082-8. 2008
    ..The cited observations facilitate relating compositional and physicochemical properties of apple puree films containing volatile plant antimicrobials to their use in foods...
  32. doi request reprint Antibacterial activity against E. coli O157:H7, physical properties, and storage stability of novel carvacrol-containing edible tomato films
    W X Du
    Western Regional Research Center, Processed Foods, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Food Sci 73:M378-83. 2008
    ..This 1st report on tomato-based edible antimicrobial tomato films suggests that these films have the potential to prevent adverse effects of contaminated food and promote human health associated with the consumption of tomatoes...
  33. doi request reprint Inhibition of Shiga toxin 2 (Stx2) in apple juices and its resistance to pasteurization
    Reuven Rasooly
    Foodborne Contaminants Research Units, Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Dept of Agriculture, Albany, CA, USA
    J Food Sci 75:M296-301. 2010
    ..The results suggest that pasteurization of apple juice used to inactivate E. coli O157:H7 has no effect on Stx2, and that food-compatible and safe antitoxin compounds can be used to inhibit the biological activity of the Shiga toxin...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, and microbiology of lysinoalanine, lanthionine, and histidinoalanine in food and other proteins
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 47:1295-319. 1999
    ..Such an understanding can lead to improvement in food quality and safety, nutrition, microbiology, and human health...
  35. doi request reprint Origin, microbiology, nutrition, and pharmacology of D-amino acids
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Chem Biodivers 7:1491-530. 2010
    ..Also covered are the origin and distribution of DAAs in food and possible roles of DAAs in human physiology, aging, and the etiology and therapy of human diseases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde facilitate thermal destruction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in raw ground beef
    Vijay K Juneja
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 71:1604-11. 2008
    ..5 to 1.0%. The observed thermal death times may facilitate the design of acceptance limits at critical control points for ground beef at lower times and temperatures of heating...
  37. ncbi request reprint Review of antimicrobial and antioxidative activities of chitosans in food
    Mendel Friedman
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Food Prot 73:1737-61. 2010
    ..We are very hopeful that the described findings will be a valuable record and resource for further progress to improve microbial food safety and food quality...
  38. ncbi request reprint Thermal destruction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in sous-vide cooked ground beef as affected by tea leaf and apple skin powders
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 72:860-5. 2009
    ..Thermal death times from this study will assist the retail food industry to design cooking regimes that ensure the safety of beef contaminated with E. coli O157:H7...
  39. doi request reprint Stability of green tea catechins in commercial tea leaves during storage for 6 months
    Mendel Friedman
    US Dept of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Food Sci 74:H47-51. 2009
    ..Possible mechanisms of degradations of catechins during storage and the possible significance of the results to consumers of tea are discussed...
  40. doi request reprint Thermal inactivation and postthermal treatment growth during storage of multiple Salmonella serotypes in ground beef as affected by sodium lactate and oregano oil
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Dept of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Food Sci 75:M1-6. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that lactate and oregano oil may be used to render Salmonella spp. more susceptible to the lethal effect of heat and to inhibit growth of Salmonella spp. that survive heat treatments...
  41. doi request reprint Tomatine-containing green tomato extracts inhibit growth of human breast, colon, liver, and stomach cancer cells
    Mendel Friedman
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 57:5727-33. 2009
    ..Possible mechanisms of the anticarcinogenic and other beneficial effects and the significance of the cited observations for breeding improved tomatoes and for the human diet are discussed...
  42. doi request reprint Inhibition of biological activity of staphylococcal enterotoxin A (SEA) by apple juice and apple polyphenols
    Reuven Rasooly
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 58:5421-6. 2010
    ..The significance of the results for microbial food safety and human health is discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Immunoassays of soy proteins
    David L Brandon
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:6635-42. 2002
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activities of plant essential oils and their components against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in apple juice
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6042-8. 2004
    ..These studies provide information about new ways to protect apple juice and other foods against human pathogens...
  45. doi request reprint Changes in the composition of raw tea leaves from the Korean Yabukida plant during high-temperature processing to pan-fried Kamairi-cha green tea
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, U S Dept of Agriculture, Albany, CA, USA
    J Food Sci 74:C406-12. 2009
    ..The possible significance of the results for the human diet is discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Control of Clostridium perfringens in cooked ground beef by carvacrol, cinnamaldehyde, thymol, or oregano oil during chilling
    Vijay K Juneja
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1546-51. 2006
    ..Incorporation of lower levels of these test compounds with other antimicrobials used in meat product formulations may reduce the potential risk of C. perfringens germination and outgrowth during abusive cooling regimes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Analysis of biologically active compounds in potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum), and jimson weed (Datura stramonium) seeds
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Chromatogr A 1054:143-55. 2004
    ..Related studies by other investigators are also mentioned. Accurate analytical methods for these food ingredients help assure the consumer of eating a good-quality and safe diet...
  48. ncbi request reprint Lysinoalanine in food and in antimicrobial proteins
    M Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, California 94710, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 459:145-59. 1999
    ..The cited findings and new research to better define the chemistry and dietary and antimicrobial roles of lysinoalanine and related compounds should lead to better and safer foods...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cloning and expression of solanidine UDP-glucose glucosyltransferase from potato
    C P Moehs
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Plant J 11:227-36. 1997
    ..The time course for SGT mRNA accumulation paralleled that of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzymeA isoform 1 (hmg1) mRNA. Steady-state SGT mRNA levels also increased transiently upon wounding of leaves...
  50. doi request reprint Carvacrol facilitates heat-induced inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and inhibits formation of heterocyclic amines in grilled ground beef patties
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 57:1848-53. 2009
    ..The results show that carvacrol concurrently reduced E. coli O157:H7 and amines in a widely consumed meat product. Possible mechanisms of the beneficial effects and dietary significance of the results are discussed...
  51. pmc Novel cell-based method to detect Shiga toxin 2 from Escherichia coli O157:H7 and inhibitors of toxin activity
    Beatriz Quiñones
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Albany, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1410-6. 2009
    ..These results indicate that the Vero-d2EGFP fluorescence assay is an accurate and sensitive method to detect Stx2 activity and can be utilized to identify toxin inhibitors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Distribution of ascorbic acid in potato tubers and in home-processed and commercial potato foods
    Jae Sook Han
    College of Human Ecology and Kinesiology, Yeungnam University, Gyongsan 712 749, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6516-21. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Glycoalkaloids and metabolites inhibit the growth of human colon (HT29) and liver (HepG2) cancer cells
    Kap Rang Lee
    College of Human Ecology and Kinesiology, Yeungnam University, Gyongsan 712 749, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 52:2832-9. 2004
    ..Because alpha-chaconine, alpha-solanine, and alpha-tomatine also inhibited normal human liver HeLa (Chang) cells, safety considerations should guide the use of these compounds as preventative or therapeutic treatments against carcinomas...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mechanical, barrier, and antimicrobial properties of apple puree edible films containing plant essential oils
    María A Rojas-Graü
    Department of Food Technology, UTPV CeRTA, University of Lleida, Rovira Roure 191, 25198 Lleida, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 54:9262-7. 2006
    ..These results show that plant-derived essential oils can be used to prepare apple-based antimicrobial edible films for various food applications...
  55. ncbi request reprint Antioxidative, antimutagenic, and anticarcinogenic activities of rice bran extracts in chemical and cell assays
    Seok Hyun Nam
    Department of Biological Science, Ajou University, Suwon 443 749, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 53:816-22. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Dehydrotomatine and alpha-tomatine content in tomato fruits and vegetative plant tissues
    Nobuyuki Kozukue
    College of Human Ecology and Kinesiology, Yeungnam University, Gyongsan 712 749, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 52:2079-83. 2004
    ..The information should be useful for evaluating tomatoes and vegetative tissues for dehydrotomatine/alpha-tomatine content during fruit development and their respective roles in host-plant resistance and the diet...
  57. ncbi request reprint Bran extracts from pigmented rice seeds inhibit tumor promotion in lymphoblastoid B cells by phorbol ester
    S H Nam
    Department of Biological Science, Ajou University, Suwon 443 749, Republic of Korea
    Food Chem Toxicol 43:741-5. 2005
    ..These findings may facilitate development and use of new health-promoting rice varieties...
  58. ncbi request reprint Analysis of eight capsaicinoids in peppers and pepper-containing foods by high-performance liquid chromatography and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Nobuyuki Kozukue
    Department of Food Service Industry, Uiduck University, Gyongbuk 780 713, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 53:9172-81. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Antiallergic activities of pigmented rice bran extracts in cell assays
    Sun Phil Choi
    Dept of Biological Science, Ajou Univ, Suwon 443 749, Korea
    J Food Sci 72:S719-26. 2007
    ..This particular rice variety merits further evaluation as part of a human diet to ascertain its potential to protect against allergic diseases such as hay fever and asthma...
  60. doi request reprint Analysis of phenolic compounds by high-performance liquid chromatography and liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry in potato plant flowers, leaves, stems, and tubers and in home-processed potatoes
    Hyon Woon Im
    Department of Food Service Industry, Uiduk University, 780 713, Gangdong, Gyeongju, Gyongbuk, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 56:3341-9. 2008
    ..Home processing of pulp with various forms of heat induced reductions in the phenolic content. The described methodology should facilitate future studies on the role of potato phenolic compounds in the plant and the diet...
  61. ncbi request reprint Plant-derived compounds inactivate antibiotic-resistant Campylobacter jejuni strains
    Sadhana Ravishankar
    Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, University of Arizona, 1117 East Lowell Street, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Food Prot 71:1145-9. 2008
    ..jejuni strains, at concentrations of approximately 0.1% and higher. The antimicrobial efficacy of cinnamaldehyde was greater than that of carvacrol. The possible significance of the results for microbiological food safety is discussed...
  62. doi request reprint Symposium on the chemistry and toxicology of acrylamide
    Donald S Mottram
    J Agric Food Chem 56:5983. 2008
  63. doi request reprint Molecular dynamics study on the biophysical interactions of seven green tea catechins with lipid bilayers of cell membranes
    Timothy W Sirk
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:7750-8. 2008
    ..The results on the hydrogen-bonding effects, described here for the first time, may contribute to a better understanding of proposed multiple molecular mechanisms of the action of catechins in microorganisms, cancer cells, and tissues...
  64. pmc Antibacterial activities of naturally occurring compounds against Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis
    Stella Y Y Wong
    Institute of Agri food and Land Use, School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AG, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5986-90. 2008
    ..No difference in compound activity was observed between the three M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis strains studied. Possible mechanisms of the antimicrobial effects are discussed...
  65. doi request reprint Flavonoid content in fresh, home-processed, and light-exposed onions and in dehydrated commercial onion products
    Seung Un Lee
    Department of Food Service Industry, Uiduk University, Gangdong, Gyeongju, Gyongbuk, Korea 780 713
    J Agric Food Chem 56:8541-8. 2008
    ..Exposure to fluorescent light for 24 and 48 h induced time-dependent increases in the flavonoid content. The results extend the knowledge about the distribution of flavonoids in fresh and processed onions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activities of plant compounds against antibiotic-resistant Micrococcus luteus
    Mendel Friedman
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:156-8. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Kinetics of light-induced cis-trans isomerization of four piperines and their levels in ground black peppers as determined by HPLC and LC/MS
    Nobuyuki Kozukue
    Department of Food Service Industry, Uiduk University, San 50 Yugeom, Gangdong, Gyeongju, Gyongbuk 780 713, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 55:7131-9. 2007
    ..37 to 0.42 for isochavicine. The results establish the utility of the HPLC method for simultaneous analysis of the four isomers both in pure form and in black pepper extracts. The dietary significance of the results is discussed...
  68. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the contents of pungent compounds in fresh Korean red peppers and in pepper-containing foods
    Suk Hyun Choi
    Department of Food Service Industry, Uiduk University, San 50 Yugeom, Gangdong, Gyeongju, Gyongbuk 780 713, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 54:9024-31. 2006
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