Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Food Science
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 834150, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/834150
Research Article

Carbon Monoxide Fumigation Improved the Quality, Nutrients, and Antioxidant Activities of Postharvest Peach

College of Food Science, Shanxi Normal University, Linfen 041004, China

Received 14 July 2014; Revised 28 October 2014; Accepted 28 October 2014; Published 17 November 2014

Academic Editor: Haile Yancy

Copyright © 2014 Shaoying Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. F. A. Tomás-Barberán, M. I. Gil, P. Cremin, A. L. Waterhouse, B. Hess-Pierce, and A. A. Kader, “HPLC-DAD-ESIMS analysis of phenolic compounds in nectarines, peaches, and plums,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 49, no. 10, pp. 4748–4760, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. D. H. Byrne, “Peach breeding trends,” Acta Horticulturae, vol. 592, pp. 49–59, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. C. H. Crisosto, F. G. Mitchell, and Z. Ju, “Susceptibility to chilling injury of peach, nectarine, and plum cultivars grown in California,” HortScience, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 1116–1118, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. S. Lurie and C. H. Crisosto, “Chilling injury in peach and nectarine,” Postharvest Biology and Technology, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 195–208, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. J. P. Fernández-Trujilio, J. A. Martínez, and F. Artés, “Modified atmosphere packaging affects the incidence of cold storage disorders and keeps “flat” peach quality,” Food Research International, vol. 31, no. 8, pp. 571–579, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. R. C. Ebel, F. M. Woods, and D. Himelrick, “355 Effect of UV-C on ripening and postharvest quality of peaches,” HortScience, vol. 34, no. 3, p. 504, 1999. View at Google Scholar
  7. P. Jin, Y. Zheng, S. Tang, H. Rui, and C. Y. Wang, “A combination of hot air and methyl jasmonate vapor treatment alleviates chilling injury of peach fruit,” Postharvest Biology and Technology, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 24–29, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. C. L. Girardi, A. R. Corrent, L. Lucchetta et al., “Effect of ethylene, intermittent warming and controlled atmosphere on postharvest quality and the occurrence of woolliness in peach (Prunus persica cv. Chiripá) during cold storage,” Postharvest Biology and Technology, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 25–33, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. C. García-Mata and L. Lamattina, “Gasotransmitters are emerging as new guard cell signaling molecules and regulators of leaf gas exchange,” Plant Science, vol. 201-202, no. 1, pp. 66–73, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. Guo, W. W. Kong, and Z. M. Yang, “Carbon monoxide promotes root hair development in tomato,” Plant, Cell and Environment, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 1033–1045, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. Y. Han, J. Zhang, X. Chen et al., “Carbon monoxide alleviates cadmium-induced oxidative damage by modulating glutathione metabolism in the roots of Medicago sativa,” New Phytologist, vol. 177, no. 1, pp. 155–166, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. Z. S. Sa, L. Q. Huang, G. L. Wu et al., “Carbon monoxide: a novel antioxidant against oxidative stress in wheat seedling leaves,” Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 638–645, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. K. Liu, S. Xu, W. Xuan et al., “Carbon monoxide counteracts the inhibition of seed germination and alleviates oxidative damage caused by salt stress in Oryza sativa,” Plant Science, vol. 172, no. 3, pp. 544–555, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. T. F. Ling, B. Zhang, J. S. Lin et al., “Effects of carbon monoxide on vase life and antioxidative metabolism in cut rose flower,” Acta Horticulturae Sinica, vol. 33, pp. 779–782, 2006 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar
  15. S. Zhang, Y. Yu, C. Xiao, X. Wang, and Y. Tian, “Effect of carbon monoxide on browning of fresh-cut lotus root slice in relation to phenolic metabolism,” LWT—Food Science and Technology, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 555–559, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. S. Y. Zhang and N. Li, “Effects of carbon monoxide on quality, nutrients and antioxidant activity of post-harvest jujube,” Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, vol. 94, no. 5, pp. 1013–1019, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. L. R. R. de Santana, B. C. Benedetti, J. M. M. Sigrist, H. H. Sato, and V. D. A. Anjos, “Effect of controlled atmosphere on postharvest quality of “Douradão” peaches,” Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 231–237, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. G. A. Manganaris, M. Vasilakakis, G. Diamantidis, and I. Mignani, “The effect of postharvest calcium application on tissue calcium concentration, quality attributes, incidence of flesh browning and cell wall physicochemical aspects of peach fruits,” Food Chemistry, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 1385–1392, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. P. R. Hussain, A. M. Wani, R. S. Meena, and M. A. Dar, “Gamma irradiation induced enhancement of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (PAL) and antioxidant activity in peach (Prunus persica Bausch, Cv. Elberta),” Radiation Physics and Chemistry, vol. 79, no. 9, pp. 982–989, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. O. A. Bessey and C. G. King, “The distribution of vitamin C in plant and animal tissues, and its determination,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 103, pp. 687–698, 1933. View at Google Scholar
  21. C. Xiao, L. Zhu, W. Luo, X. Song, and Y. Deng, “Combined action of pure oxygen pretreatment and chitosan coating incorporated with rosemary extracts on the quality of fresh-cut pears,” Food Chemistry, vol. 121, no. 4, pp. 1003–1009, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. J. Zhishen, T. Mengcheng, and W. Jianming, “The determination of flavonoid contents in mulberry and their scavenging effects on superoxide radicals,” Food Chemistry, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 555–559, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. M. Sayyari, D. Valero, M. Babalar, S. Kalantari, P. J. Zapata, and M. Serrano, “Prestorage oxalic acid treatment maintained visual quality, bioactive compounds, and antioxidant potential of pomegranate after long-term storage at 2°C,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 58, no. 11, pp. 6804–6808, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. G. K. Jayaprakasha, R. P. Singh, and K. K. Sakariah, “Antioxidant activity of grape seed (Vitis vinifera) extracts on peroxidation models in vitro,” Food Chemistry, vol. 73, no. 3, pp. 285–290, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. Z. Yang, Y. Zheng, and S. Cao, “Effect of high oxygen atmosphere storage on quality, antioxidant enzymes, and DPPH-radical scavenging activity of Chinese bayberry fruit,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 176–181, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. D. M. Dawson, L. D. Melton, and C. B. Watkins, “Cell wall changes in nectarines (Prunus persica): solubilization and depolymerization of pectic and neutral polymers during ripening and in mealy fruit,” Plant Physiology, vol. 100, no. 3, pp. 1203–1210, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. K.-H. Kim, M.-S. Kim, H.-G. Kim, and H.-S. Yook, “Inactivation of contaminated fungi and antioxidant effects of peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch cv Dangeumdo) by 0.5−2 kGy gamma irradiation,” Radiation Physics and Chemistry, vol. 79, no. 4, pp. 495–501, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. P. B. Deshpande and D. K. Salunkhe, “Effect of maturity and storage on certain biochemical changes in apricots and peaches,” Food Technology, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 85–88, 1964. View at Google Scholar
  29. L.-N. Sun, M.-C. Liu, S.-H. Zhu, J. Zhou, and M.-L. Wang, “Effect of nitric oxide on alcoholic fermentation and qualities of Chinese winter jujube during storage,” Agricultural Sciences in China, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 849–856, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. J. Sun, Y.-F. Chu, X. Wu, and R. H. Liu, “Antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of common fruits,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 50, no. 25, pp. 7449–7454, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. M. G. L. Hertog, D. Kromhout, C. Aravanis et al., “Flavonoid intake and long-term risk of coronary heart disease and cancer in the Seven Countries Study,” Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 155, no. 4, pp. 381–386, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. S. K. El-Samahy, B. M. Youssef, A. A. Askar, and H. M. M. Swailam, “Microbiological and chemical properties of irradiated mango,” Journal of Food Safety, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 139–156, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. S. Y. Choi, S. Y. Kim, J. M. Hur, H. G. Choi, and N. J. Sung, “Antioxidant activity of solvent extracts from Sargassum thunbergii,” Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition, vol. 35, pp. 139–144, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  34. E. Tsantili, Y. Shin, J. F. Nock, and C. B. Watkins, “Antioxidant concentrations during chilling injury development in peaches,” Postharvest Biology and Technology, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 27–34, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. A. Oliveira, M. Pintado, and D. P. F. Almeida, “Phytochemical composition and antioxidant activity of peach as affected by pasteurization and storage duration,” LWT—Food Science and Technology, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 202–207, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. C. G. Zilli, D. M. Santa-Cruz, and K. B. Balestrasse, “Heme oxygenase-independent endogenous production of carbon monoxide by soybean plants subjected to salt stress,” Environmental and Experimental Botany, vol. 102, pp. 11–16, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  37. Y. Xie, C. Zhang, D. Lai et al., “Hydrogen sulfide delays GA-triggered programmed cell death in wheat aleurone layers by the modulation of glutathione homeostasis and heme oxygenase-1 expression,” Journal of Plant Physiology, vol. 171, no. 2, pp. 53–62, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. P. M. A. Toivonen, “Postharvest storage procedures and oxidative stress,” HortScience, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 938–942, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. R. Mittler, “Oxidative stress, antioxidants and stress tolerance,” Trends in Plant Science, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 405–410, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  40. K. Robards, P. D. Prenzler, G. Tucker, P. Swatsitang, and W. Glover, “Phenolic compounds and their role in oxidative processes in fruits,” Food Chemistry, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 401–436, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  41. Y. Xie, T. Ling, Y. Han et al., “Carbon monoxide enhances salt tolerance by nitric oxide-mediated maintenance of ion homeostasis and up-regulation of antioxidant defence in wheat seedling roots,” Plant, Cell & Environment, vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 1864–1881, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  42. Y. J. Xie, S. Xu, B. Han et al., “Evidence of Arabidopsis salt acclimation induced by up-regulation of HY1 and the regulatory role of RbohD-derived reactive oxygen species synthesis,” Plant Journal, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 280–292, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  43. W. Xuan, L. Huang, M. Li et al., “Induction of growth elongation in wheat root segments by heme molecules: a regulatory role of carbon monoxide in plants?” Plant Growth Regulation, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 41–51, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  44. W. Xuan, S. Xu, X. Yuan, and W. Shen, “Carbon monoxide: a novel and pivotal signal molecule in plants?” Plant Signaling and Behavior, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 381–382, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus