Influence of dimethyl dicarbonate on the resistance of Escherichia coli to a combined UV-Heat treatment in apple juice.

Commercial apple juice inoculated with Escherichia coli was treated with UV-C, heat (55°C) and Dimethyl Dicarbonate - DMDC (25, 50 and 75 mg/L)-, applied separately and in combination, in order to investigate the possibility of synergistic lethal effects. The inactivation levels resulting from each...

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Main Authors: Maria eGouma, Elisa eGayán, Javier eRaso, Santiago eCondón, Ignacio eAlvarez
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2015-05-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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Online Access:http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00501/full