Influence Of Dna On Volatile Generation From Maillard Reaction Of Cysteine And Ribose

  • Yong Chen
  • Chee-Kok Chin
  • Chi-Tang Ho
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 542)


A number of studies utilizing various analytical techniques in recent years have revealed some very important aroma compounds imparting meat flavor perception (Mottram and Madruga, 1994; Hofmann and Schieberle, 1995; MacLeod, 1986). Out of more than 1000 volatiles identified from cooked meats, a few have been characterized as meaty flavor impact compounds. In general, thiol-substituted furans and thiophenes and related disulfides possess strong meat-like and/or roast aromas with low odor threshold values. For instances, 2-methyl-3-furanthiol and its disulfide bis-(2-methyl-3-furyl)- disulfide were identified as major contributors to the meaty aroma of cooked beef, chicken, and pork (Gasser and Grosch, 1988; Gasser and Grosch, 1990) while 2-furfurylthiol was identified as a contributor to roasty and coffee-like notes (MacLeod, 1998).


Furfuryl Alcohol Meat Flavor Volatile Generation Inosine Tripho Sphate Dimeth Ylthiophene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Chen
    • 1
  • Chee-Kok Chin
    • 2
  • Chi-Tang Ho
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Food ScienceCook College Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Plant SciencesCook College Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickAustralia

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