Qisen Xiang

Qisen Xiang
Zhengzhou University of Light Industry · College of Food and Biological Engineering

Ph. D

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This study investigated the effects of the combined treatment with cinnamon oil (CIN) and petit-high pressure CO2 (p-HPCO2) against Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The results showed that CIN and p-HPCO2 exhibited a synergistic antifungal effect against S. cerevisiae. After being treated by CIN at a final concentration of 0.02% and p-HPCO2 under 1.3 MPa...
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Lauroyl arginate ethyl (LAE), a cationic surfactant, exhibits antimicrobial activity against various bacterial strains. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of LAE washing treatment for the decontamination of spinach leaves. Spinach leaves were spot-inoculated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes to a level of 7.06 and 6.78...
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The present study aimed to investigate the antimicrobial property of oregano essential oil (OEO). The results showed that OEO exhibited antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli O157:H7 with the minimum inhibition concentration (MIC) of 0.156 μL/mL. Obvious changes in the morphology and microstructure of E. coli O157:H7 cells were observed af...
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Cold plasma was explored to degrade Alternaria mycotoxins (AOH and AME) in jujube juice and the effects of plasma treatment on juice quality were evaluated. After treated for 2 min by cold plasma, AOH and AME was reduced by 56.0% and 68.2%, respectively. With voltage increased from 10 to 30 kV, AOH and AME degradation increased from 1.3% to 56% and...
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Alternariol (AOH) and alternariol monomethyl ether (AME), the two Alternaria mycotoxins with the highest outbreak rates in food systems, could be effectively reduced by cold plasma. This research evaluated the impact of food components on the plasma removal of AOH and AME. The results showed that 6% whey protein or ovalbumin almost completely inhib...
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This study aimed to comparatively elucidate the composition structure and techno-functionality of flaxseed protein isolate (FPI), globulin (FG), and albumin (FA) fractions. The results showed that FA possessed smaller particle dimensions and superior protein solubility compared to that of FG (p < 0.05) due to the lower molecular weight and hydropho...
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Lauric arginate (LAE), an amino acid-based cationic surfactant, has recently attracted great attentions for applications in food preservation due to its antimicrobial properties. This work aimed to unravel the possible antibacterial mechanisms of LAE against Escherichia coli O157:H7. After exposure to LAE at 50 μg/mL for 10 min, the microbial load...
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This work aimed to evaluate the synergistic effect of petit‐high pressure carbon dioxide (p‐HPCD) and cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) essential oil (CEO) against Salmonella typhimurium. The results showed synergetic antibacterial activity of p‐HPCD and CEO. After treatment with p‐HPCD and CEO with a final concentration of 0.03125% under 1.3 MPa at 30...
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In recent years, emulsions stabilized by natural substances have attracted great interests of scientists. As both the emulsifying properties of chitosan (CH) and corn fiber gum (CFG) are poor, the different complex of CH and CFG were used to stabilize emulsion. It was found that the CH-CFG complex had significantly better emulsifying properties tha...
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Biofilms are defined as aggregates of microorganisms encased in a matrix of extracellular polymeric substances that are attached to a surface. Biofilms can form quickly in food industry environments, which results in serious hygienic problems and significant economic losses. Over the past decade, cold plasma, as a novel nonthermal technology, has s...
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The current study aimed to explore the potential influences of microwave exposure to flaxseed (150 g samples, 700 W for 1–5 min) on the several techno-functional properties of flaxseed gum (FG), focusing on the changes in composition, surface morphology and multiscale structure. The results showed that microwave exposure to flaxseed actually result...
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In recent decades, food safety has emerged as a worldwide public health issue with economic and political implications. Pesticide residues, mycotoxins, allergens, and antinutritional factors are the primary concerns associated with food products due to their potential adverse health effects. Although various conventional processing methods (such as...
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In this study, the foaming properties of chickpea protein isolate (CPI) subjected to different pH shifting treatment were investigated. It was found that the foaming ability (FA) of CPI, CPI subjected to treatment with pH shifting at pH 2 and pH 12 (CPI2 and CPI12), CPI subjected to combined treatment of ultrasound with pH shifting at pH 2 and pH 1...
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As an emerging nonthermal technology, cold plasma has been used to inactivate endogenous enzymes that are responsible for enzymatic browning reaction of fruits and vegetables. This study aimed to investigate the inactivation effect of dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) plasma on horseradish peroxidase (HRP), a typical plant peroxi-dase. The results...
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This study aimed to evaluate the impacts of cinnamon essential oil nanoemulsions (CON) on the microbiological, physicochemical, and sensory attributes of chicken breast fillets during refrigerated storage. The nanoemulsions containing 0.25%, 1.0%, and 2.0% (w/v) cinnamon essential oil were prepared and referred to as LCON, MCON, and HCON, respectiv...
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Background: The relatively inferior techno-functionality, especially for the emulsifying and antioxidant activities of flaxseed protein/polysaccharides complexes partially limited its implication in health food system. The current study aimed to conduct the effects of atmospheric pressure plasma jet (APPJ) on the physicochemical, structural and se...
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This study was conducted to investigate the inactivation of foodborne pathogens and the quality characteristics of fresh chicken breasts after UVC light-emitting diode (UVC-LED) treatment. Fresh chicken breasts were separately inoculated with Salmonella Typhimurium, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes at initial populations of 6.01...
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The present study aimed to elucidate the antifungal effect and underlying mechanism of plasma-activated water (PAW) combined with sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) against Saccharomyces cerevisiae. S. cerevisiae, initially at 6.95 log10 colony-forming unit (CFU)/mL, decreased to an undetectable level following the synergistic treatment of PAW and SLES...
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Plasma-activated water (PAW) exhibits synergistic antimicrobial activity with propylparaben (PP), but the underlying mechanisms are not fully understood. Thus, the present study aimed to investigate the synergistic mechanism of the two antimicrobial agents and their application in decontaminating fresh produce. More than 6-log reduction in Escheric...
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Cold plasma-induced inactivation of polyphenol oxidase (PPO) in plant-derived foods has been recognized, but the underlying mechanisms are not fully understood. The present study aimed to elucidate the kinetics and mechanism of PPO inactivation using dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) plasma. The PPO solution (2 mL) was treated with DBD plasma at d...
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The immunochromatographic strip test (ICST) is a powerful on-site detection technology due to its unique advantages of simplicity, rapidity, and readability by the naked eye. Here we illustrate the potential of α-Fe2O3 polyhedrons as a novel visual label, which exhibit advantages of high stability and economy, for the detection of Listeria monocyto...
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Plasma-activated water (PAW), the water or solutions treated with atmospheric cold plasma, is an eco-friendly technique with minimal changes in food products, making it a befitting alternative to traditional disinfection methods. Due to its potential microbicidal properties, PAW has been receiving increasing attention for applications in the food,...
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Ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) have become widespread for decontaminating the surfaces of food products and their packaging as a safer alternative to traditional mercury-vapor based UV lamps. This study aimed to investigate the effect of UVC- LEDs (275 nm) on the inactivation of foodborne pathogens and quality attributes of raw tuna fi...
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Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris is a thermoacidophilic, spore-forming bacillus. A. acidoterrestris and its spores can survive in pasteurized juices and cause microbial spoilage. In this work, the effects of ultraviolet-C light-emitting diodes at 275 nm on the inactivation of A. acidoterrestris vegetative cells and its spores in commercial pasteuri...
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UVC light-emitting diodes (UVC-LEDs) are a novel eco-friendly alternative source of UV light. This study evaluated the inactivation and membrane damage of spoilage yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae by UVC-LEDs and their application in orange juice pasteurization. The results demonstrated that the antimicrobial effect of UVC-LED treatment against S. ce...
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The present work aimed to investigate the effect of plasma-activated water (PAW) on seed germination and seedling growth of mung bean sprouts. Distilled water was exposed to non-thermal plasma for 15, 30, 60, and 90 s to prepare PAW, which was defined as PAW15, PAW30, PAW60, and PAW90, respectively. The germination rate, growth characteristics, tot...
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This study aimed to elucidate the mechanism of synergistic inactivation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by the combined use of plasma-activated water (PAW) and mild heat (40 to 50°C). A reduction of 4.40 log CFU/mL in S. cerevisiae was observed after the synergistic combination of PAW and mild heat at 50°C for 6 min, whereas the individual treatments o...
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Saccharomyces cerevisiae is often associated with spoilage of fresh fruits and vegetables. This study aimed to evaluate the synergistic effect of plasma-activated water (PAW) and mild heat on the survival of S. cerevisiae and quality attributes of grapes. The combination of PAW and mild heat (50, 52.5, and 55 °C, 30 min) showed full synergistic fun...
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Background: Oxidation of food lipids occurs in gastrointestinal tract, resulting in potential adverse health effects. Rosemary extract (RE), as one of the most popular naturally sourced antioxidants, is used widely used in the food industry. However, the effect of RE on lipid oxidation during gastrointestinal digestion has not been well investigat...
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The effects of ultraviolet-C light emitting diodes (UVC-LEDs) irradiation on Zygosaccharomyces rouxii levels and physicochemical properties of apple juice were determined. The populations of Z. rouxii in apple juice were reduced by 4.86- and 5.46-log values after UVC-LEDs irradiation at 800 and 1200 mJ/cm2 (p < 0.05), respectively. The pH, electric...
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Thin sheets of bean curd may serve as an excellent source of nutrition for microorganisms and are therefore prone to contamination, which can be harmful to public health. This study evaluated the influence of plasma-activated water (PAW) on the microbial load and food quality of thin sheets of bean curd. Treatment for 30 min with PAW that was activ...
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This study evaluated the effect of plasma-activated water (PAW) treatment and blanching on the microbial and quality attributes of tiger nuts. In this study, 15 min of single PAW-10 washing and blanching at 60 °C for 5 min (BLN) resulted in 3.53 and 3.51 log CFU/g reductions for Klebsiella pneumoniae and 3.22 and 3.14 log CFU/g for total background...
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Microbial decontamination during the thawing process would offer an effective intervention step to ensure food safety. In this study, plasma-activated water (PAW) and slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) are proposed as the thawing media to assure microbiological safety and retain quality attributes of beef. Compared to the conventional air th...
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Combined ultrasound and mild heat (UH) and traditional thermal pasteurization (TP) were employed to inactivate thermoacidophilic B. subtilis suspended in Chinese bayberry juice. Flow cytometry was used to evaluate different action mechanisms of these two treatments. The changes of physicochemical properties, anthocyanin content, and volatile compon...
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This study was designed to evaluate the synergistic antimicrobial effect of plasma-activated water (PAW) combined with mild heat (40, 50, and 60 °C) against Escherichia coli O157:H7. Populations of E. coli O157:H7 were reduced from about 8.28 log CFU/mL to undetectable levels following exposure to the combined treatment of PAW and mild heat (60 °C,...
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Foods of animal origin, such as red meat and poultry products, are primary sources of superior protein for humans. With the production and consumption of these products increasing rapidly in recent decades, microbial safety and food quality are vital issues. Electrolyzed water (EW) as a sanitizer has awakened high interest in the food industry of m...
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In recent years, the potential application of plasma-activated water (PAW) in the food industry has received increasing attention as a promising alternative to traditional sanitizers. The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of organic matters in the form of beef extract or peptone on the inactivation efficacy of PAW against Escherichi...
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The efficacy of nonthermal plasma-activated water (PAW) in the decontamination of mung bean sprouts was evaluated in this work. After being treated with PAW for 30 min, the populations of total aerobic bacteria and total yeasts and moulds on mung bean sprouts were decreased by 2.32- and 2.84- log10 CFU/g, respectively. The PAW treatment had no sign...
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Understanding the impact of nonthermal plasma (NTP) technology on key nutritional and functional food components is of paramount importance for the successful adoption of the technology by industry. NTP technology (NTPT) has demonstrated marked antimicrobial efficacies with good retention of important physical, chemical, sensory, and nutritional pa...
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This work aimed to evaluate the effects of dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) plasma on inactivation of spoilage yeast Zygosaccharomyces rouxii (Z. rouxii), in apple juice. Results showed that DBD plasma treatment at 90 W for 140 s resulted in about 5-log reduction of Z. rouxii in apple juice. The levels of extracellular nucleic acids and proteins...
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In this work, the antibacterial effects and underlying mechanisms of plasma-activated water (PAW) against Pseudomonas deceptionensis CM2 isolated from spoiling chicken meat were investigated. The population of P. deceptionensis CM2 was significantly reduced approximately 5 log units within 10 min of exposure to PAW. The results of the scanning elec...
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Nonthermal plasma (NTP) is superior to thermal technologies as a technique that provides a satisfactory microbial safety and maintains reasonable standards in food quality attributes. Currently, the effects of NTP on some food components is regarded as beneficial, such as effects on starch and protein modification. For other food components, such a...
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Meat and meat products can be contaminated with pathogenic microorganisms, which cause serious health problems and economic loss. Recently, numerous novel non-thermal technologies have been developed to respond to growing consumer demand for high quality and safe meat products. Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is a novel and emerging non-thermal techn...
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The lethal and sublethal effect of a dielectric barrier discharge atmospheric cold plasma on Staphylococcus aureus were investigated by nonselective and selective media. The inactivation level and sublethally injured proportions of S. aureus cells by dielectric barrier discharge atmospheric cold plasma depended on the treatment times (0, 5, 15, and...
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Soybean trypsin inhibitor (STI) is considered as one of the most important anti-nutritional factors in soybeans. The objective of this study was to investigate the impacts and underlying mechanisms of dielectric-barrier discharge (DBD) plasma on STI activities. The results showed that DBD plasma treatment significantly induced the inactivation of S...
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In this paper, the effects of Bamboo shoot dietary fiber (BSDF) on the mechanical properties, moisture distribution, and microstructure of frozen dough were investigated. The state and distribution of water in frozen dough was determined by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and low-field nuclear magnetic resonance (LNMR) spectroscopy. The mic...
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Diseases caused by foodborne or waterborne pathogens are emerging. Many pathogens can enter into the viable but nonculturable (VBNC) state, which is a survival strategy when exposed to harsh environmental stresses. Pathogens in the VBNC state have the ability to evade conventional microbiological detection methods that pose a significant and potent...
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In order to effectively extract specific flavonoids with high biological activity from onionskin, NaNO2-Al(NO3)3-NaOH coloration method, spectrophotometry and MTT method were adopted to study the yield rate and content of flavonoids obtained from alcohol water and alkali water extraction processes, and the antioxidant activities and the in vitro ef...
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The flavonoids in dry onion skins were extracted by alkaline solution method. On the basis of single factor combined with ternary quadratic regression general rotary unitized design, the effects of several extraction parameters on the extraction efficiency of total flavonoids were investigated, including extraction times, pH of the extraction solut...
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Typical severe accident scenarios are calculated to obtain the characteristic parameters of the molten pool in the lower vessel plenum, based on the MELCOR model for small module reactors. The indigenous CISER code is then used to analyze and validate the effectiveness of the cavity injection and cooling strategy for the small module reactors, cons...
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The results of cultivated land quality gradation are made of the results of county, provincial, national levels. The results at the provincial level are integrated by the results at the county level. Provincial integration is an essential link in cultivated land quality grading work. The traditional provincial integration methods excessively depend...
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An important part in farmland quality evaluation is summarizing the county-level results into provincial result. As the foundation of the national summary, the summary accuracy directly affects the distribution of the national farmland land quality. Because of the summary base map lags behind, a method was proposed for quickly updating summary base...
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In order to find a new kind of insulating gas substitute for SF6 gas, we developed a small-spacing (5~40 mm) discharge device, which could switch electrodes and adjust electrode spacing automatically, to test the power-frequency withstand voltage of CO2 gas. The breakdown voltages under different electric fields, different pressures, and different...
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Astaxanthin (AST) is a carotenoid pigment which possesses potent antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective properties. The aim of this study was to investigate whether administration of AST had protective effects on d-galactose-induced brain aging in rats, and further examined its protective mechanisms. The results showed that AST treat...
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Aim: To study the effect of Neu-p11 on myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats. Methods: Thirty male Wistar rats were randomly divided into three groups: sham group,I/R group and Neu-p11 group. LDH and CK activity in serum and MDA content in myocardial tissue were measured. Cell apoptosis was evaluated by TUNEL assay. Bcl-2 and Bax protein e...
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The protective effects of carnosic acid (CA), a naturally occurring catechol-type poly-phenolic diterpene, against free radical-induced oxidative damage to lipids, proteins, and DNA were evaluated in this study. The oxidation of human serum albumin and rat liver homogenate were induced by Cu2+/H2O2. Fe2+/VitC and 2,2′-azobis(2,4-dimethylvaleronitri...
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An equal ampere-turns method which can monitor the response characteristics of current transformers is proposed in this paper. This method can superpose several kinds of harmonic waves in fundamental current source In addition, it has not only simple implementation method, but also rigorous traceability. It can be found the 3rd harmonic waves from...
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The overproduction of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) is a deleterious process that can be an important mediator of damage to cell structures including protein, lipid and DNA, and consequently leads to various disease states and senescence. In the present study, the protective effects of carnosic acid (CA) on ROS/R...
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Eremurus chinensis Fedtch. (ECF) with nutritious roots, belonging to the genus of Eremurus, is a special species grown in China. However, the functional properties of ECF roots have not been intensely investigated. The antioxidant and anticancer effects of ethanol extracts from E. chinensis Fedtch. roots (ECFE) were evaluated in the present study....
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Rosa roxburghii Tratt, is a wild plant of Southwest China, which has numerous beneficial actions against various diseases. However, whether R. roxburghii has antioxidant activity for free radicals-mediated biomolecules damage is still unknown. In the present study, the protective effect of R.roxburghii aqueous extracts (RAE) on free radicals induce...

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