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Fast flow-through non-thermal pasteurization using constant radiofrequency electric fields

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dc.contributor.author Ivorra Cano, Antoni, 1974-
dc.contributor.author González-Sosa, Jarold
dc.contributor.author Ruiz-Vargas, Albert
dc.contributor.author Arias, Guillem
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-28T11:27:56Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-28T11:27:56Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation González-Sosa J, Ruiz-Vargas A, Arias G, Ivorra A. Fast flow-through non-thermal pasteurization using constant radiofrequency electric fields. Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol. 2014;22:116-23 DOI:10.1016/j.ifset.2014.01.003
dc.identifier.issn 1466-8564
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/26211
dc.description.abstract Pulsed Electric Field technologies have captured the attention of researchers on food/npasteurization because of their non-thermal inactivation mechanism, which results in fresh-like/nproducts. Nevertheless, high voltage pulsing required by these technologies implies complex and costly/ngenerators. Here, as an alternative, it is proposed a method, partially inherited from research on cell/nelectroporation for gene transfection, in which the liquid to be treated flows at high speed through a/nminiature chamber where the electric field is permanently applied. In particular, it is proposed that the/nconstantly applied electric field consists of an AC signal (> 100 kHz) so that electrochemical byproducts/nare minimized. The method, while being compatible with batch processing, will allow use of/nlower voltages and will avoid the pulsation requirement. The proposal is accompanied by a numerical/nstudy and an in vitro study which demonstrate its feasibility
dc.description.sponsorship This work received financial support form the European Commission through the Marie Curie IRG grant/nTAMIVIVE (256376).
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Innovative food science & emerging technologies : IFSET : the official scientific journal of the European Federation of Food Science and Technology. 2014;22:116-23
dc.rights © Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifset.2014.01.003
dc.title Fast flow-through non-thermal pasteurization using constant radiofrequency electric fields
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifset.2014.01.003
dc.subject.keyword Pulsed Electric Field
dc.subject.keyword Electroporation
dc.subject.keyword Flow-Through
dc.subject.keyword Radiofrequency
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EU/FP7/256376
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion


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