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Research Article

Effects of 1-Methylcyclopropene and Modified Atmosphere Packaging on the Antioxidant Capacity in Pepper “Kulai” during Low-Temperature Storage

Table 2

Change in GSH/GSSG ratio in mature green peppers and fully ripe/red peppers stored at low temperature as affected by the MAP and MAP+1-MCP treatments.

DaysGreen peppersRed peppers
(GSH)/(GSSG)(GSH)/(GSSG)

UCRT: 07.0923.654
UCRT: 24.69915.107
UCRT: 54.0523.632
MAP: 145.21410.929
MAP: 216.91710.407
MAP: 259.68310.677
MAP: 23 (RT)*10.58310.583
MAP: 25 (RT)*8.9227.265
MAP/1-MCP: 147.91214.352
MAP/1-MCP: 219.51218.848
MAP/1-MCP: 259.00314.289
MAP/1-MCP: 23 (RT)*9.64416.188
MAP/1-MCP: 25 (RT)*9.27812.655

∗ R T represents the fruits that were transferred to room temperature at day 21.

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