Molecules 2013, 18(6), 6748-6781; doi:10.3390/molecules18066748
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The Development of Aromas in Ruminant Meat

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Received: 28 March 2013; in revised form: 26 May 2013 / Accepted: 4 June 2013 / Published: 7 June 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Flavors and Fragrances)
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Abstract: This review provides an update on our understanding of the chemical reactions (lipid oxidation, Strecker and Maillard reactions, thiamine degradation) and a discussion of the principal aroma compounds derived from those reaction or other sources in cooked meat, mainly focused on ruminant species. This knowledge is essential in order to understand, control, and improve the quality of food products. More studies are necessary to fully understand the role of each compound in the overall cooked meat flavour and their possible effect in consumer acceptability.
Keywords: lipid oxidation; Maillard reaction; ruminant meat flavour; Strecker reaction; thiamine degradation
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Resconi, V.C.; Escudero, A.; Campo, M.M. The Development of Aromas in Ruminant Meat. Molecules 2013, 18, 6748-6781.

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Resconi VC, Escudero A, Campo MM. The Development of Aromas in Ruminant Meat. Molecules. 2013; 18(6):6748-6781.

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Resconi, Virginia C.; Escudero, Ana; Campo, María M. 2013. "The Development of Aromas in Ruminant Meat." Molecules 18, no. 6: 6748-6781.

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