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Despite the literature comprises numerous studies dealing with the analysis of wort and beer flavour-related compounds by HS-SPME followed by GC-MS quantification, no generalized consensus exists regarding the optimal conditions for the extraction procedure. The complex chemistry nature of these matrices, the number of analytes, as well as the numb...
Blueberries have a well-deserved reputation as a potential functional food, supported by studies which have identified and quantified various nutrients and bioactive phytochemicals with known benefits for human diet and health. Wild blueberries have attracted particular attention due to the levels and concentrations of those phytonutrients. This st...
Vicinal diketones, namely diacetyl (DC) and pentanedione (PN), are compounds naturally found in beer that play a key role in the definition of its aroma. In lager beer, they are responsible for off-flavors (buttery flavor) and therefore their presence and quantification is of paramount importance to beer producers. Aiming at developing an accurate...