Comparison of Biogenic Amines in Chinese Commercial Soy Sauces
AbstractSoy sauce contains a series of biogenic amines (BAs) which is a kind of bioactive organics relating to food quality and safety. High concentration of BAs may lead to remarkable physiological and toxicological influences on human bodies, including hypotension, dizziness, and headaches. Here, we systematically compared the levels of ten main BAs among 53 Chinese commercial soy sauces using an improved high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method. The results showed that the brands and production regions were both important factors accounting for the BAs’ content. The contents of Cad, Spm, Try, Phe, His, and Tyr in dark soy sauces were higher than those in light soy sauces. His and Phe in dark soy sauces were 3.7 and 1.84 times higher than in light samples, respectively. Besides, it was surprising that the content of BAs in soy sauces hugely varied from place to place. This work comprehensively compared the content of BAs in soy sauces, showing the relation between soy sauce processes and BAs, offering abundant information for further research on BAs control.
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Li, J.; Zhou, L.; Feng, W.; Cheng, H.; Muhammad, A.I.; Ye, X.; Zhi, Z. Comparison of Biogenic Amines in Chinese Commercial Soy Sauces. Molecules 2019, 24, 1522.
Li J, Zhou L, Feng W, Cheng H, Muhammad AI, Ye X, Zhi Z. Comparison of Biogenic Amines in Chinese Commercial Soy Sauces. Molecules. 2019; 24(8):1522.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Jia; Zhou, Linan; Feng, Wei; Cheng, Huan; Muhammad, Aliyu I.; Ye, Xingqian; Zhi, Zijian. 2019. "Comparison of Biogenic Amines in Chinese Commercial Soy Sauces." Molecules 24, no. 8: 1522.
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