Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repositorio.unicamp.br/jspui/handle/REPOSIP/196224
Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Nondestructive Determination Of Solids And Carotenoids In Tomato Products By Near-infrared Spectroscopy And Multivariate Calibration.
Author: Pedro, André M K
Ferreira, Márcia M C
Abstract: Tomato is an important player in the agricultural market. It is the second most consumed vegetable in the world and is a source of important micronutrients such as lycopene and beta-carotene. Recent research has demonstrated that these carotenoids can act as free-radical quenchers in the body and prevent aging, tissue damage, heart disease, and certain cancers. Besides these microcomponents, tomato is composed of soluble and insoluble solids. In industry, these solids govern factory yield and play a major role in the tomato trade. Nowadays, standard methods for determining tomato solids and carotenoids are time and labor consuming. In this work, we present the development of a simultaneous and nondestructive method for determining total and soluble solids, as well as lycopene and beta-carotene, in tomato products by near-infrared spectroscopy. PLS-1 was the calibration technique chosen. For spectra preprocessing, MSC and second derivative were applied. As variable selection techniques, the correlogram cutoff, the successive projections algorithm, the dimension wise selection, and spectra splitting approach were applied. Best models presented satisfactory prediction abilities evaluated through its RMSEP and r values: total solids 0.4157, 0.9998; soluble solids 0.6333, 0.9996; lycopene 21.5779, 0.9996; beta-carotene 0.7296, 0.9981.
Subject: Calibration
Carotenoids
Food Analysis
Lycopersicon Esculentum
Multivariate Analysis
Signal Processing, Computer-assisted
Spectroscopy, Near-infrared
Beta Carotene
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1021/ac048651r
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15828787
Date Issue: 2005
Appears in Collections:Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp

Files in This Item:
File SizeFormat 
pmed_15828787.pdf408.5 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.